World Hepatitis Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities, and Facts: World Hepatitis Day is an international observation, held every year on 28 July. The aim of the day is to create awareness of Hepatitis Disease, which means inflammation of the liver. This is one of the most common diseases, thousands of people all around the world are living with this disease. Heavy alcohol use, toxins, some medications, and certain medical conditions cause Hepatitis. In this disease, your liver stops working, and it leads to various health problems like fibrosis, cirrhosis, or liver cancer, which can lead you to death as well. Hepatitis has 5 strains, Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. Let us give you more information about World Hepatitis Day like it’s – 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities, Facts and More.
World Hepatitis Day 2021 Theme
The theme of World Hepatitis Day 2021 is “Hepatitis can’t wait”.
World Hepatitis Day on the birth anniversary of great American Physician, and Geneticist Baruch Samuel Blumberg. He was born on the same day in 1925. He was the first to detect the Hepatitis B virus strain and developing its Vaccine. Baruch Samuel Blumberg won the Nobel Prize in 1976 in Physiology or Medicine for his role in detecting and developing vaccines for Hepatitis B virus strain.
Significance, and Importance
The day provides an opportunity for the already aware people to spread awareness among their friends, relatives and loved ones circle about this deadly disease. World Hepatitis Day also aims to aware people of the points, how they can keep their liver Healthy and Fit.
- Hepatitis has 5 strains, Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.
- According to a recent data, there are over 300 million people have Hepatitis.
- Every Year, 1.5 Million people losts their lives because of the Hepatitis Disease.
- First 3 Hepatitis strains transmitts through Blood.
- Hepatitis B, C, and D can lead to chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer.