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WHO to mark first World Hepatitis Day

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, July 23 2011 | 08:52 am

PREMIUM JAKARTA: The World Health Organization (WHO) will mark July 28, 2011, as the first World Hepatitis Day, conveying a warning that more than 5 million people in the Southeast Asia will be killed by viral hepatitis in the next 10 years.

The world day is aiming to raise awareness of the public health impact of the hepatitis diseases.

According to data from WHO, about 60 percent of infect...