Member News

7 July 2017

Living with stigma of alcohol dependence

Many liver patients suffer from stubborn prejudices. They are reluctant to tell colleagues, friends or employers about their condition. Besides the burden of being sick they also carry the burden of silence. Many liver patients are afraid to be called an alcoholic, while only a small percentage of liver diseases is really alcohol related. Preventing prejudices and breaking taboos can only be discussed by topic. Five liver patients were brave enough to share their experiences with tackling the alcohol stigma in front of camera of our member Dutch Liver Patient Association - NLV.
26 July 2016

Video: "Hepatitis C is a curable disease"

Video for rising awarness about hepatitis C "Hepatitis C is a curable disease".
1 April 2016

First Regional meeting “Hepatitis C: The Beginning of the End - Are we ready to think about the elimination of HCV in Croatia”

Zagreb, February 19, 2016: Croatian Liver Society "Hepatos", WHO country office and MEP Biljana Borozan, the host of the meeting, have organized the high level meeting "Hepatitis C: The Beginning of the End - Are we ready to think about the elimination of HCV in Croatia" at the Palace Hotel Zagreb.
12 March 2015

Israeli Liver Patient Association « Hetz » is taking the lead in putting Hepatitis on the Israeli Government’s Agenda

For many years, “Hetz” is helping liver patients and their families across Israel cope with the disease and seek the best possible treatment. This year, Hetz has added a new focus to its association’s scope of activities.
5 March 2015

Adoption and execution of National Programme for prevention and treatment of viral hepatitis in Bulgaria

Politicians, professionals and patients shared the need for the establishment and implementation of projects for national programs to fight the virus hepatitis B BULGARIA   Today, March 5, 2015, at the initiative of the Health Care Committee at the 43rd National Assembly, Bulgarian Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the National Association for Fight against Hepatitis "Hepasist" held a round table on "Hepatitis: Hidden Epidemic or solve a problem? "- European context and significance of the introduction of a national program for prevention and control of viral hepatitis in Bulgaria.
28 October 2014

World Hepatitis Day 2014 marked in Croatia

World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, 2014: Celebration in croatia
5 August 2014

Stop Hepatitis! Beware of A, B, C and D.

Under the slogan "Stop Hepatitis! Beware of A, B, C and D", the Association of Patients with Liver Diseases in Romania (APAH-RO) held a broad information campaign among the population on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day”
23 June 2014

ELPA member "VIMOR" organizes an awareness and screening campaign covering whole of Hungary

ELPA member VIMOR is organizing an awareness and screening campaign covering the whole of Hungary.
31 May 2014

Big Yellow C’s at Thessaloniki, Greece

Big Yellow C’s at Thessaloniki
6 August 2013

Macedonian HEPTA organization commemorates WHD 2013 with awareness and educative activities in Ohrid.

HEPTA-Organization of citizens, ”Association for health education, prevention and improved treatment” in collaboration with NGOs Option and Red Cross Ohrid, conducted a series of awareness and educative activities on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day 2013.
2 August 2013

Association of Liver Patients Care 'ALPC in Dakhlya- Egypt' commemorate World Hepatitis Day 2013

The Association of Liver Patients Care (ALPC in Dakhlya- Egypt) under the head of Dr. Gamal Shiha, organized a public awareness campaign to commemorate this year's World Hepatitis Day (July 28). The campaigning was organized in Dakhlya and was extensively covered by the local media.
2 August 2013

APAH-RO, Romania, Celebrates World Hepatitis Day 2013 and raises awareness of hepatitis in the country

Flash mob: „I don’t see, I don’t hear, I don’t speak about Hepatitis”