Angola - WHD 2011World Hepatitis Day was featured by the Angolan media, including the official national news agency ‘ANGOP’ and the countrywide circulation newspaper Jornal de Angola.
Algeria - WHD 2011The national association SOS Hépatites Algerie (ANHC) led a week-long media campaign leading up to World Hepatitis Day in their efforts to raise awareness of the diseases in the country where as Abdelhamid Bouallag, president of the association, declared: “1.5 million people are infected”.
Bars sign up to Hep C drivePosters warning of the dangers of hepatitis C are to be put up in pub and club toilets across Edinburgh.
Rates of the disease seem to be rising and there is still relatively low awareness around it.
By 5pm on World Hepatitis Day over 800 people had been screened for the Hep BBy 5pm on World Hepatitis B Day (28th July, 2011), over 800 people had been screened for the Hepatitis B virus at the Freedom and Justice Park, Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra (Ghana), as part of musician Okyeame Kwame's highly thriving social responsibility project aimed at fighting the disease out of Ghana. Campaign is been powered by the Okyeame Kwame Foundation (OKF).
Okyeame Kwame Foundation to screen 5,000 for Hepatitis BFollowing the establishment of his Okyeame Kwame Foundation (OKF) in 2009, the sensational rapper has taken it upon himself to ‘fight’ and drive Hepatitis B out of the country.
Hepatitis awareness event in RedditchShopping centres and libraries across Worcestershire will host information stalls next week to raise awareness of an illness affecting people worldwide - and one will be coming to Redditch.
Courageous Fayetteville boy gets a White House invitationElijah's battle against hep C have earned him an invitation to the White House. The family leaves Wednesday for a trip to Washington, where they will serve as advocates for World Hepatitis Day on Thursday.
Rotorua mayor supporting World Hepatitis Day "Know it, confront it' is the theme for World Hepatitis Day 2011 and Mayor Kevin Winters is getting behind the initiative by declaring Thursday 28 July World Hepatitis Day in Rotorua.
Marks World Hepatitis Day 2011 Awareness Bike RideMark will cycle ride 159 mile to help raise awareness for hepatitis C. This ride has been planned to coincide with WHD on 28th July and Mark is riding from his home city of Lakeland, Florida to the Shands hospital, Gainesveill, FL to attend an appointment for his 24 week post treatment bood test. The hope is that SVR will be the result.
World Hepatitis Day Football Tournament in ScotlandThis year C-Level aims to hold a 5 aside football tournament on July the 28th 2011 for World Hepatitis Day. This will involve charities and other organisations working with those affected by hepatitis B and C. The event will act as an awareness raising event as well as a fundraiser for C-Level.