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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Students raise hepatitis B awareness

Jade balloons tied to bikes all over campus Monday morning were the first of many indicators of Hepatitis B Awareness Week. Featuring speakers and events all over campus, the awareness week was organized by Team HBV, an outreach arm of the Jade Ribbon Campaign led by the Asian Liver Center at the Stanford School of Medicine.

Currently all Team HBV collegiate chapters are gathering support for an online petition urging President Obama to sustain the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s funding for viral hepatitis treatment and to include viral hepatitis in the Global Health Initiative.

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