World Hepatitis Day Initiatives
The World Hepatitis Alliance supports campaigners and patient organisations around the world to help make a difference to the lives of the millions of people living with viral hepatitis and to prevent new infections. To find out more on what is going on in your country, use the map below to find local organisations, World Hepatitis Day initiatives and other initiatives.
You can also look at our ‘Wall of Stories’ and submit your own personal experience of living with hepatitis or find other community resources including an Online Scrapbook and our latest Newsletters. The This is hepatitis... blog features bloggers from around the world talking about their experiences with hepatitis.
City: Rio de Janeiro
Cristo Redentor iluminado durante dois dias.
Durante 2 dias o Cristo Redentor, símbolo que representa o Brasil, ficarou iluminado durante dois dias com as cores vermelha e amarela em sinal de alerta aos 500 milhões de infectados com hepatites B e C em todo o mundo todo. Um alerta para que a população procure fazer o teste das hepatites.
During 2 days the landmark of the City of Rio in Brazil, Chris the Redeemer, was lip up in red and yellow to create awareness of the 500 million people around the world infected with chronic hepatitis. This is a call to action for the population to get tested.