World Hepatitis Day

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World Hepatitis Day 2019 - HEALTH WALK

28th of July every year is observed globally as World Hepatitis Day. Is a day set aside to raise awareness of Hepatitis and encourage it’s prevention, diagnose and treatment of the disease.

Today hepatitis scourge continue to rise as many as 325 million people are currently living with viral hepatitis B and C..Viral hepatitis B and C affect 325 million people worldwide causing 1.4 million deaths a year.It is the second major killer infectious disease after tuberculosis, and 9 times more people are infected with hepatitis than HIV.

The above  and more is why Outreach Hospital as part of it’s corporate social responsibility is organizing this walk to educate Nigerian’s about the disease and provide free screening to all the walk participants within and outside festac

HEPATITIS BY NUMBERS

325

Million people are living with viral hepatitis B and C

2,850,000

People became newly infected in 2017

80

% of people living with hepatitis lack prevention, testing and treatment

20 - 30

Million Nigerians are affected with Hepatitis B and with a percentage of 13.7 making it the heaviest burden of Hepatitis B in the world.

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY 2019 – HEALTH WALK SCHEDULE

Please find the walk details below.

30 Minutes World Hepatitis Day Health Walk. Start point is Amuwo Odonfin LGA Headquarters, 41 Road Festac to Outreach Hospital 4th Avenue by 3rd Avenue Junction Festac.

World Hepatitis Day 2019 Health Walk Around Festac Lagos Nigeria

A short health talk at the end of the walk at Outreach Hospital Festac by our CEO and MD Dr Efunbo Dosekun, Professor Emuveyan and Dr Segun Ebitanmi.

Free Hepatitis screening for all “walk-in” participant

Free Hepatitis Screening

Vaccinations for walk-in participants that tested positive.

SPEAKERS

Dr Efunbo Dosekun

Dr Efunbo Dosekun

Professor Edward Emuveyan

Prof Edward Emuveyan

Dr Segun Ebitanmi

Dr Segun Ebitanmi

Dr Bamigboje

Dr Bamigboje Olatomi

WALK ROUTE

Start Point

Outreach Hospital Festac, 4th Avenue by 3rd Avenue Junction.

Festac Town, Lagos.

Walk Route

From Outreach Hospital 4th Avenue – ] 

23 Road   -]

52 Road  – ]

51 Road  – ]

22 Road  -]

32 Road  -]

3rd Avenue  -]

Back to the hospital

End Point

Outreach Women and Children Hospital,

Festac.

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY HEALTH WALK

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World Hepatitis Day 2019 Outreach Hospital Health Walk.

World Hepatitis Day 2019

28th of July every year is observed globally as World Hepatitis Day, a day set aside to create awareness, encourage the prevention, diagnose and treatment of the disease. For this year’s campaign, WHO is urging all countries and partners to focus on the elimination of the disease with the theme “Find the missing million and […]

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