July 28

World Hepatitis Day

Join us in the fight to eliminate hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day 2021 Highlights

Once again World Hepatitis Day was celebrated far and wide with an overwhelming response from the Queensland community in the fight to eliminate hepatitis. While we may be living in unprecedented times with changes to the way we interact with each other, it’s clear from the incredible support shown by service providers and the community – we can do this!

Key highlights:

  • 100,000 Queensland Health (QH) staff received a World Hepatitis Day message from the QH Director-General
  • 74,000 people watched our new liver health animation
  • 1600 received Queensland Deputy Premier and Minister for Health Steven Miles’s World Hepatitis Day video launch
  • 276 radio ads were broadcast across 98.9FM
  • 26 medical practices held World Hepatitis Day celebrations
  • 24 Queensland landmarks were lit up green
  • 9 service providers received SWITCH Grants
  • 3 radio interviews

View the 2020 World Hepatitis Day photo gallery

World Hepatitis Day Community SWITCH Grants

For World Hepatitis Day 2020, Hepatitis Queensland provided grants of up to $3000 for organisations to raise awareness of viral hepatitis in support of their local communities. Nine organisations were announced as recipients of the SWITCH Grants and had an opportunity to be part of the global hepatitis elimination movement.

The winning grant recipients were:

  • Albany Care 7 Day Medical Centre
  • Cairns Hepatitis Action Team
  • Doctors At Northgate
  • Kombi Clinic
  • Metro South Addiction & Mental Health Services – Metro South Health
  • QuIHN Bowen Hills
  • QuIHN Southport
  • Respect Inc
  • Youthlink, Cairns
Thank you to Gilead and AbbVie for supporting some of these activities
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Want to chat to someone about how you can help this World Hepatitis Day? Call the Infoline!

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