The European Liver Patients Association (ELPA)
will be marking World
Hepatitis Day with a focus on Croatia,
in order to mark the accession of Croatia to the European Union on 1
The Croatian Association
of Treated and Ill with Hepatitis “Hepatos”, a member of ELPA and the World
Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), and the other associations from the Croatian Alliance
of Hepatitis Patients (CAHP), are organising a series of activities linked to
marking World Hepatitis Day.
activities will be performed under the auspices of the Ministry of Health of
the Republic of Croatia, the office of the World Health Organization in the
Republic of Croatia and ELPA, in collaboration with the Referral Center for the
Diagnosis and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis, the Office for
Combating Narcotic Drug Abuse
of the Croatian Government, the Red Cross and the member associations of the CAHP.
Activities will include a press conference
in Zagreb with the participation of the Minister of Health, the
head of the WHO office in Croatia,
and the head of the Referral
Center for Viral
Hepatitis and ELPA.
take place in Zagreb, Split and the resort of Zrce (the ‘Croatian
Ibiza’) including offering free and anonymous testing and counselling
for hepatitis C and elastography scanning of the liver.
Read more about the events in Croatia planned to mark World Hepatitis Day at the ELPA website.