World Hepatitis Day 2022: July 28, tape

World Hepatitis Day was established by the World Health Organization on Thursday, 28 July 2022. An opportunity to raise public awareness of viral liver disease. The date, origin, red and yellow tape, label, and objectives of this edition.

World Hepatitis Day (or World Hepatitis Day in English) in Thursday 28 July 2022. chance for better Raising awareness of viral hepatitisHepatitis due to a virus (hepatitis A, B, C, D and E) which can be the cause of various diseases, including Liver Cancer. Despite the damage caused by these diseases, different types of hepatitis also still exist ErrorIt is underdiagnosed and therefore not treated. In France, it is estimated that 190,000 people You have hepatitis C and 280 thousand hepatitis B (chronic hepatitis), and that half of them are not aware of this, hence the importance of screening, especially for groups at risk. Who made this day? Theme ? What color is the tape? carry?

When is World Hepatitis Day 2022?

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated Thursday 28 July 2022. “The date of July 28 was chosen because it corresponds to the date of birth of the winner of Nobel Prize ds Baruch Bloombergwho discovered the hepatitis B virus and developed a test and vaccine against hepatitis Brefers to the World Health Organization on its website.

A person dies every 30 seconds from viral hepatitis

What is the origin of World Hepatitis Day?

World Hepatitis Day is organized at the initiative ofWorld Health Organization (Who is the).

What is the theme of World Hepatitis Day 2022?

Picture of the red and yellow tape against hepatitis © gerilya – stock.adobe.com

The theme of 2022 is not yet known. Last year it was:Hepatitis can’t waittopic that stressed the need for urgent action to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. Indeed, A person dies every 30 seconds from viral hepatitiseven during the crisis associated with Covid-19, the World Health Organization identifies.

Why should you wear the red and yellow hepatitis tape?

A cloth ribbon is a small solidarity accessory we wear to show our support for a common cause. It is usually worn on a lapel, on a bag, or worn as a bracelet around the wrist. For hepatitis awareness, the red and yellow ribbon were selected:

  • yellow: Ribbon color is the origin of all awareness ribbons (since the 19th century)
  • red: Symbolizes the fight against viral diseases

What is the World Hepatitis Day poster?

World Hepatitis Day 2022 poster in France
World Hepatitis Day 2022 poster in France © World Health Organization
Poster for World Hepatitis Day 2022 in Canada
Poster for World Hepatitis Day 2022 in Canada © Katie

What are the goals of World Hepatitis Day?

For the World Health Organization, World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity to:

  • DrIntensify international efforts to combat it against this disease
  • FromEncourage individual participationPartners and the general public
  • to Highlighting the need for a stronger global responseas described in the WHO Global Hepatitis Report published in 2017.
  • Froma plus Low coverage of testing and treatment To achieve global justice goals by 2030.

Sources: WHO: World Hepatitis Day / Purdue University Hospital / Hepatitis Information Service

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