The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver [APASL]

We would like to introduce several reports of World Hepatitis Day(WHD) 2019.

1.World Hepatitis Day in Pakistan


Pakistan Society for the Study of Liver Diseases (PSSLD) organized different events to observe WHD. This picture covers some of these events!

2.World Hepatitis Day in India

Photos from Empowering People Against Hepatitis or the ‘EMPATHY’ campaign

We take the World Hepatitis Day as an opportunity to reach out to several policy makers, public opinion makers, community leaders, etc to spread the awareness about Hepatitis B & C“, says the campaigning organisation.
They also sent us a report of this event. You can check it from HERE!

3.World Hepatitis Day in Turkey

We’ve got some pictures from Turkey!

4.World Hepatitis Day in Thailand

Here’s the message from APASL Thailand; “We had cerebrated World Hepatitis Day a week later since July 28 is always a public holiday in Thailand. We had signed MOU with Department of Infection Disease, Ministry of Public Health to offer free hepatitis B and C in almost all public hospitals as well as push for the availability of free SOF/VEL for treatment of all patients in Thailand.”

WHD Thailand

5.World Hepatitis Day in Osaka, Japan

   Initiated by the World Health Organization(WHO), the World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis such as hepatitis B and hepatitis C and to prevent the infection. As a hub of cooperation for the medical care of hepatitis in Osaka, Osaka City University Hospital conducted a variety of activities.