Event Date: 28 Jul 18 :: Past Event
World Hepatitis Day
an effort to combat Hepatitis……
The Health and Wellness Club of Meenakshi Public School, Sector 10-A, Gurugram celebrated World Hepatitis Day. The day, 28 July 2018marks the 11th World Hepatitis Day, a day that remains the single most important date in the year to give people living with viral hepatitis a voice, raise awareness and advocate for the elimination of the disease. The club members took part in an open discussion and brought the face that 400 million people are living with hepatitis B and C worldwide and 1.4 million die due to these infections every year. They concluded that transmission of this virus can be prevented through better awareness and services that improve vaccinations, blood and injections safety to reduce harm.
The Principal, Ms Vipula Saxena told that World Hepatitis Day was a momentous occasion for them to join forces to raise awareness and demand action in disease prevention and access to testing, treatment and care.