The World Hepatitis Alliance is planning a Guinness World Record attempt to celebrate World Hepatitis Day 2012 on Saturday, July 28 by having the most people performing the “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” gestures in a 24 hour span at multiple venues around the world.
Team HBV, a group of high school and college students dedicated to raising hepatitis awareness, is organizing a local world record attempt for World Hepatitis Day at Crissy Field San Francisco. The hour long event will begin promptly at 2 p.m. and the public is invited to come join them in their attempt.
Viral hepatitis constitutes a major global health risk witharound 350 MILLION people being chronically infected with hepatitis B and around 170 MILLION people being chronically infected with hepatitis C. Specifically, roughly 1 in 12 people around the world are affected by hepatitis B. It is completely TREATABLE and PREVENTABLE.
For more info visit: teamhbv.org