The universal and inalienable right to health provides everyone with the right to realize the highest attainable standard of health without discrimination or stigma.
Background[ edit ] Hepatitis groups, patients and advocates worldwide take part in events on 28 July. Notably ina Guinness World Record was created when 12, people from 20 countries did the Three Wise Monkeys actions on World Hepatitis Day to signify the willful ignorance of the disease.
Following the adoption of a resolution during the 63rd World Health Assembly in MayWorld 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 Blumbergdiscoverer of the hepatitis B virus, who celebrates his birthday on that date.
The resolution resolves that "28 July shall be designated as World Hepatitis Day in order to provide an opportunity for education and greater understanding of viral hepatitis as a global public health problem, and to stimulate the strengthening of preventive and control measures of this disease in Member States.
World Hepatitis Day provides an opportunity to focus on actions such as: Each year focuses on a specific theme.
The list of themes is as follows: Hepatitis affects everyone, everywhere. More must be done to stop this silent killer. Prevention of viral Hepatitis.The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, one of the first AIDS organizations established in the United States, works to foster health, independence and dignity for people living with HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis by providing care, support and housing.
The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, one of the first AIDS organizations established in the United States, works to foster health, independence and dignity for people living with HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis by providing care, support and housing.
December 1 World AIDS Day; Event Planning Guide; Learning Opportunities.
Learning Opportunities. Want to stay abreast of changes in prevention, care, treatment or research or other public health arenas that affect our collective response to the HIV epidemic?
Or are you new to this field? Saturday, December 1 is World AIDS Day. Prepare for the observance with World AIDS Day content, graphics, and other supporting material.
Learn more. The World Hepatitis Day logo is the global symbol for encouraging better awareness, action, and support to prevent and treat viral hepatitis.
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. It is a day for people to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.