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.
Ecuador - WHD 2011
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, the Ministry of Health prioritised the integration of sanitary measures, early diagnosis, treatment and a national policy for hepatitis prevention and education that will secure universal access to hepatitis B vaccination. Additionally, the Ministry of Health announced plans to vaccinate all its employees as well as every single newborn in the Amazon region of Ecuador.