Summary of UK events


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Some of the events that happened around the UK are marked on the map above. A big thank you to all those that took part.

A summary of some of the things that happened around the UK is below, we encourage people to get in touch and let us know how you spent WHD 2012.

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A Guiness World Record attempt took place to bring together patients all over the world to do the ‘Three Wise Monkeys’ – hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil – to illustrate the need to stop ignoring chronic viral hepatitis. More details of this event can be found by clicking on the image



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In line with the opening weekend of the London Olympic Games - Scotland held a “HEPtathlon” to mark the occasion.




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Individuals carried out various challenges all over the country to help raise awareness and celebrate the day. Click on the images to see what they got up to.



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Click on the image on the left to download posters and leaflets or make a request by emailing leaflets@hepctrust.org.uk for materials to be sent to you.




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To coincide with this year’s World Pride in London, on July 4 2012 the Get Tested! team screened Lance Loud: A Death in An American Family, the story of one man’s struggle with hepatitis C and HIV, at the Tate Modern in London. Click on image for more information.



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Addaction have partnered with the Hepatitis C Trust and delivered awareness posters to all their services throughout the country. The intention was to discuss hepatitis C with everyone who walked through the doors of their services in the week leading up to WHD. Where appropriate, onsite testing or referrals for testing was offered. Local events were also be held, click on the image for more information.




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C parties will be taking place again this year. Click on the image to see how you could host your own C party.


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