Country
Bulgaria
Member since
2011
Contact name
Silvana Lesidrenska
Twitter
https://twitter.com/hepactive

We are a patient association to fight against the hepatitis. We are providing opportunities for mutual assistance between patients and protect their rights and interests. The association was founded and is driven entirely by patients.

Aims: Protecting the rights and social interests of people with hepatitis; Support, unification, encouragement and informing people suffering from hepatitis, providing mutual assistance between people with hepatitis and those with resolved infection; Referring patients with hepatitis to competent specialists in the field and assisting them; Protecting the interests and rights of the hepatitis patients before the relevant governmental institutions and bodies;Taking measures to address the emotional consequences of the hepatitis disease;Providing funding for treatment and support of patients with hepatitis; Implementing projects that contribute to social support, incorporation and employment of patients with hepatitis or resolved disease;

Goals: Assist and realize communication between people with hepatitis and public institutions; Organize and support research projects on treatment of hepatitis; Conducting educational and information programs on hepatitis; establishing permanent and temporary information centers on hepatitis in the country; organizing public discussions, press conferences; conducting social activities and organizing charity fundraising; Maintaining contacts and cooperation with specialized centers for exchange of information on hepatitis and individuals suffering from the disease; maintaining contacts with the competent authorities to resolve problems related to the hepatitis disease;

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