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ASHM - Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program
Date: 01 Apr - 01 Apr

People who inject drugs represent approximately 90% of newly acquired hepatitis C infections. Clinicians in drug and alc

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Sydney Korean Festival
Date: 01 Apr - 02 Apr

Celebrating and sharing the wonderful Korean culture Hepatitis NSW is excited to attend this years Sydney Korean Festiv

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Sydney Korean Festival
Date: 01 Apr - 02 Apr

Celebrating and sharing the wonderful Korean culture Hepatitis NSW is excited to attend this years Sydney Korean Festiv

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Happy Liver Hep B Free Education Session
Date: 04 Apr - 04 Apr

A hep B education workshop specifically-designed for the Chinese community Hepatitis NSW is holding an information sess

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ASHM - Curing Hepatitis C, Bega Valley region
Date: 05 Apr - 05 Apr

An update for primary care providers Primary care practitioners in the Bega Valley region can help to improve the healt

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The Liver and Your Health Expo
Date: 07 Apr - 07 Apr

A health expo specifically-designed for the Chinese community To conclude The Liver and Your Health Program, the North

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Happy Liver Hep B Free Education Session
Date: 08 Apr - 08 Apr

A hep B education workshop specifically-designed for the Chinese community Hepatitis NSW is holding an information sess

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Get Bloody Serious! in Surry Hills
Date: 05 May - 05 May

A workshop on how to make hep C history – from prevention to cure! Hepatitis NSW are delivering this interactive work

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Love Your Precious Liver
Date: 09 May - 09 May

Chinese Hep B Education Hepatitis NSW is holding an information session in conjunction with Relationships Australia. Co

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Love Your Precious Liver
Date: 10 May - 10 May

Chinese Hep B Education Hepatitis NSW is holding an information session in conjunction with the Community Migrant Resou

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Love Your Precious Liver
Date: 11 May - 11 May

Chinese Hep B Education Hepatitis NSW is working with Canterbury Hospital to deliver an education session for Chinese p

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Happy Liver, Hep B Free
Date: 15 May - 15 May

Chinese Hep B Education Hepatitis NSW is holding an information session in conjunction with the Chinese Australian Serv

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Love Your Precious Liver
Date: 18 May - 18 May

Chinese Hep B Education for young parents Hepatitis NSW is holding an information session in conjunction with Mission A

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National Sorry Day
Date: 26 May - 26 May

National Sorry Day is a significant day for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and particularly for Stolen G

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National Apology Day
Date: 26 May - 26 May

This event marks the anniversary of the Apology to Australia’s Indigenous peoples in the House of Representatives on 1

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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National Reconciliation Week
Date: 27 May - 03 Jun

National Reconciliation Week is an ideal time for everyone to join the reconciliation conversation and reflect on shared

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Korean Health Expo
Date: 08 Jun - 08 Jun

Early Detection, Early Intervention Hepatitis NSW and other health agencies support this exciting Korean tailored healt

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Get Bloody Serious! in Surry Hills
Date: 14 Jul - 14 Jul

A workshop on how to make hep C history – from prevention to cure! Hepatitis NSW are delivering this interactive work

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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World Hepatitis Day
Date: 28 Jul - 28 Jul

World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis and encourage preventio

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
Date: 04 Aug - 04 Aug

National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NAICD) is a celebration of Indigenous children and is held on 4 Augus

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
Date: 09 Aug - 09 Aug

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994,

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International Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 31 Aug - 31 Aug

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness

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Get Bloody Serious! in Surry Hills
Date: 03 Nov - 03 Nov

A workshop on how to make hep C history – from prevention to cure! Hepatitis NSW are delivering this interactive work

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International Volunteer Day
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International Volunteer Day (IVD) is celebrated each year on 5 December and was established by the United Nations Genera

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World Hepatitis Day

July 28

World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Hepatitis affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year. World Hepatitis Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with World Health Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Malaria Day and World AIDS Day.

Background
Approximately 500 million people worldwide are living with either hepatitis B or hepatitis C. If left untreated and unmanaged, hepatitis B or C can lead to advanced liver scarring (cirrhosis) and other complications, including liver cancer or liver failure. Hepatitis groups, patients and advocates worldwide take part in events on 28 July to mark the occasion. Notably in 2012, a Guinness World Record was created when 12,588 people from 20 countries did the Three Wise Monkeys actions on World Hepatitis Day to signify the willful ignorance of the disease.

History
The inaugural International Hepatitis C Awareness day, coordinated by various European and Middle Eastern Patient Groups, took place on October 1, 2004, however many patient groups continued to mark ‘hepatitis day’ on different dates. For this reason in 2008, the World Hepatitis Alliance in collaboration with patient groups declared May 19 the first global World Hepatitis Day. Following the adoption of a resolution in May 2010, World Hepatitis Day was given global endorsement as the primary focus for national and international awareness-raising efforts and the date was changed to July 28 (in honour of Nobel Laureate Baruch Samuel Blumberg, discoverer of the hepatitis B virus, who celebrates his birthday on that date).

World Hepatitis Day is now recognised in over 100 countries each year through events such as free screenings, poster campaigns, demonstrations, concerts, talk shows, flash mobs and vaccination drives, amongst many others. Each year a report is published by the WHO and the World Hepatitis Alliance detailing all the events across the world.

For more information about World Hepatitis Day and Hepatitis Awareness Week in NSW, phone the Hepatitis Infoline on 1800 803 990.

Details

Date:
July 28
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Programs Manager

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Hepatitis NSW office
Level 4, 414 Elizabeth Street Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia + Google Map
Phone:
9332 1853
Website:
www.hep.org.au