World Hepatitis Day
World Hepatitis Day is an annual event recognised around the globe that aims to increase awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. It provides an opportunity for interested groups to raise awareness of viral hepatitis prevention and access to testing and treatment.
Order your WHD Kit
It’s time to get your orders in for our sought-after World Hepatitis Day kits. This is your chance to help raise global awareness of viral hepatitis
and find the missing millions for WHD on 28 July 2018.
The kits will include our latest posters, factsheets, postcards, promotional items and more.
440,000+ people are currently living with Hep B or C in Australia. Over 85,000 of them are Queenslanders
“There are very few occasions in history where an opportunity to eliminate any disease has arisen. Fortunately we have that opportunity now with hepatitis C…”
Helen Tyrrel, Chief Executive, Hepatitis Australia.
400 million people worldwide are living with viral hepatitis
1.2 million people worldwide are dying every year
Over 40,000 Queenslanders have hepatitis C, over 37,000 have hepatitis B
A vaccine is available for hepatitis A and B
There is treatment available for both hepatitis B and C
Join In The Many EventsHappening across QLD
|27-06-2018||The Inala World Hepatitis Day Carpark BBQ Join the Inala Alcohol and Drug Service for a free BBQ, health info an stalls. 50 health packs to giveaway! View the event flyer||Inala Alcohol and Drug Service||11:00 - 13:00||0438 701 338|
|25-07-2018||Liver Health Care Education Seminar||Mater||16:30 - 19:30|
|26-07-2018||Liver Longer Life Awareness Event Redland Alcohol and Drug Service are holding a community event with freebies, competitions, treatment info and free liver scans. View the event flyer||Dunwich Stradbroke Island||10:00 - 14:00||07 3825 6060|
|27-07-2018||PA Hospital Foyer Display Visit the the PA Hospital foyer for an informative display about viral hepatitis.||PA Hospital||00:00 - 23:59|
|27-07-2018||Side Step Hep C QuIHN Townsville will be providing information around Hepatitis C - transmission, testing and treatment with BBV and STI testing available. There'll be a free BBQ and an organised game of soccer in the park Community service information stalls and Orange Sky Laundry will be in attendance.||Jezzine Barracks North Ward Townsville||11:00 - 14:00||0437 789 894|
|27-07-2018||Do you know the facts about hepatitis B - Vietnamese Education Event Join Hepatitis Queensland for an afternoon of conversations, food and education as we talk about hepatitis B. The workshop will include a free lunch and Vietnamese translator. Register here||The Hub, Inala||13:00 - 15:00||1800 437 222|
|28-07-2018||ECCQ Multicultural Healthy Liver Day At this event, you can find the latest information on hepatitis, including new and highly effective hepatitis C treatment presented by Dr Ajagbe. You can hear personal stories about their experiences with the diseases. View the event flyer||Logan PCYC||11:30 - 13:30||07 3255 1540|
|28-07-2018||Make hepatitis history - Hepatitis Queensland Community Event Join in the fun on the biggest day of the year for Hepatitis Queensland - World Hepatitis Day. There'll be heaps of giveaways and prizes plus the Nova Casanovas street team will be there to help us celebrate. Get your liver health questions answered by the HQ staff and enjoy some free food. More details to come! This event is supported by a World Hepatitis Day Small Grant from Hepatitis Australia.||Redcliffe Volunteer Hub||11:30 - 14:00||1800 437 222|
|02-08-2018||World Hepatitis Day Luncheon
This is a closed event being held at the Westpac Commercial Banking, Business Centre in Chermside. Hepatitis Queensland will provide education on hepatitis A, B and C including a focus on prevention, testing and curing hepatitis C.
This event is supported by a World Hepatitis Day Small Grant from Hepatitis Australia.
|Westpac Chermside||12:00 - 14:00||1800 437 222|