World Hepatitis Day Initiatives
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City: La Habana
Cuba - WHD 2011
Public authorities in the city of San Nicolás and the local community celebrated World Hepatitis Day for the first time, creating the opportunity to discuss specific measures on prevention and control of viral hepatitis as well as integrating hepatitis B into the national immunisation calendar. Also, activities involving youngsters were held at José Martí park.
The Public Health Director in San Nicolás, Yaima Madruga Barrios, declared to the local press that from now on all actions regarding hepatitis will be scheduled around WHD.