28th July observed as World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day
  • Every Year 28th July is observed as World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer.
  • This year’s theme is “Hepatitis-free future.
  • There are five main strains of the hepatitis virus – A, B, C, D and E.  Together, hepatitis B and C are the most common cause of deaths, with 1.3 million lives lost each year.
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