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FOR THE WORLD'S 8TH BIGGEST KILLER, VIRAL HEPATITIS IS REMARKABLY NEGLECTED.

July 28, 2014
That's why in 2010 the World Health Organization made World Hepatitis Day one of only 4 official disease-specific world health days, to be celebrated each year on the 28th July. Millions of people across the world now take part in World Hepatitis Day, to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, and to call for access to treatment, better prevention programs and governments  More   What is your organization doing to promote hepatitus awareness and prevention?

ACTION ON DISCARDED NEEDLE DANGER IN DUNDEE

July 28, 2014
Louise Kerr and her daughter Tia in the lane between Americanmuir Road and Turriff Place where the 10-year-old was jabbed by an abandoned needle.DC Thomson Experts tackling Dundee’s drug problem want more information about where needles are discarded throughout the city.  The number of victims of needle injuries — often children who come to grief while playing — has sparked public outrage especially in the affected communities. More