World Hepatitis Day Initiatives
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Azerbaijan - WHD 2011
The Azerbaijan Medical Doctors and Students Public Union in collaboration with Ireli Public Union and the Scientific Centre of Surgery organised several events dedicated to World Hepatitis Day.
Seminars were held for teenagers and youngsters informing them about viral hepatitis and ways to prevent these diseases. Medical personnel were invited to attend a forum on this topic aiming to inform them about their safety as well as their patients’ safety. These events were held in Azerbaijan’s major cities such as Baku, Sumgait and Ganja.
Additionally, an awareness raising rally was organised on July 28th and leaflets were distributed. A World Hepatitis Day press event was held and most national newspapers and TV stations took part on it.