Lighting up the library for World Hepatitis Day

Tuesday 28 July 2020

World Hepatits Day logo

Tonight the external facade of the Library of Birmingham will be lit up Purple in support of Word Hepatitis Day.

"World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2020 the theme is ‘Find the Missing Millions’.

Worldwide, 290 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action and raise awareness to find the “missing millions”."

Find out more about this condition and what you can do to help by visiting the website.


Article posted 28 July 2020

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