Health Days 2015

World Hepatitis Day
World Hepatitis Day
The World Hepatitis Day is celebrated every year on the twenty-eighth of July as designated by the World Health Organization (WHO). Hepatitis is a liver inflammation caused by one of the five liver inflammation viruses including A, B, C, D, and E.
People infected with Hepatitis B and C are amounting to 400 million around the world and 1.5 million persons die every year as a result of these inflammations.
Internationally Approved Date: July 28th, 2015
Locally Approved Date: Shawwal 12th, 1436H
Logo of the World Hepatitis Day 2015
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Targeted Groups:
  • Hepatitis patients.
  • Patients' families.
  • Those working in the health field, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists and health educator.
  • Those working in the educational field including, teachers, social workers and others.
  • Health decision makers.
  • The society as a whole.


General goals and messages:
  • Strengthening services preventing from the Hepatitis and the diseases associated, and the screening and control services related.
  • Expanding the anti-Hepatitis B vaccination coverage services, and integrating them into the national immunization programs.
  • Increasing the world activities meant for fighting the spread of the viral Hepatitis.

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Last Update : 27 July 2015 02:02 PM
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