Embassy CDC and NCDC Georgia celebrate World Hepatitis Day 2022

World Hepatitis Day, celebrated annually on July 28th, is an opportunity to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to recognize the discovery of the Hepatitis B virus in 1967 by Nobel prize-winning scientist Dr. Baruch Blumberg and his subsequent achievements in developing a diagnostic test and vaccine for the virus. In 2021, ...
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World Hepatitis Day 2022

World Hepatitis Day, recognized annually on July 28th, is an opportunity to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis. In 2016, the World Health Assembly endorsed the elimination of viral hepatitis as a public health threat, including elimination of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B by 2030. Theme: Hepatitis Can’t Wait Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of ...
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