World Hepatitis Day Initiatives
The World Hepatitis Alliance supports campaigners and patient organisations around the world to help make a difference to the lives of the millions of people living with viral hepatitis and to prevent new infections. To find out more on what is going on in your country, use the map below to find local organisations, World Hepatitis Day initiatives and other initiatives.
You can also look at our ‘Wall of Stories’ and submit your own personal experience of living with hepatitis or find other community resources including an Online Scrapbook and our latest Newsletters. The This is hepatitis... blog features bloggers from around the world talking about their experiences with hepatitis.
Morocco - WHD 2011
The organisation SOS Hépatites Maroc celebrated World Hepatitis Day in Casablanca by holding a press conference where Professor Jamil Driss, President of the organisation, called for more commitment from the government, a better collaboration between the different stakeholders in the field of viral hepatitis, more awareness and a better promotion of good practice in order to tackle these diseases more efficiently - they affect approximately 3 million people in Morocco today. This event attracted significant national media attention from radio, TV and the press.