Join the Quest to Find the Missing Millions on World Hepatitis Day 2018

22 Jun 2018 Bridie Taylor

The Quest to Find the Missing Millions has begun!

The Quest to Find the Missing Millions is an online hub with ideas and information for organisations and individuals to scale-up diagnosis, including new data on in-country diagnosis rates, a risk assessment tool, patient testimonials and case studies on successful screening and diagnosis initiatives taking place across the world. The hub contains everything you need to support your quest to find the millions of people living with viral hepatitis unaware!

How to join the Quest to Find the Missing Millions

  • Join the Quest to Find the Missing Millions. By adding your name, you’ll show your support to the world and be the first to receive the latest updates about World Hepatitis Day and the Find the Missing Millions campaign.
  • Share your experiences. Has your organisation carried out a successful screening initiative or maybe you’re someone living with viral hepatitis who has a story to share. If so, we’d love to hear from you. Find out more here.
  • Organise a screening event on World Hepatitis Day. Download our campaign toolkit for guidance.
  • Share the self-assessment tool with your networks to encourage people to get tested.
  • Raise awareness with the World Hepatitis Day campaign materials. Over 400 customisable posters, social media graphics, merchandise designs and more are available for free here.
  • Use the country diagnosis rates available on the Quest to Find the Missing Millions hub to strengthen your activities.
  • Make some noise on social media. Sign the Thunderclap to add your voice to the global call to find the missing millions.

The Quest was officially unveiled at the Global Hepatitis Summit. The launch event was moderated by WHA Board Member Su Wang who provided a background on the campaign and officially unveiled the Quest online hub. Dr Adeel Khoja of Aga Khan University Hospital shared an overview of a successful screening initiative he has carried out in Pakistan. Alice followed, sharing her story that highlighted how her hepatitis B diagnosis protected her children by ensuring they were vaccinated and inspired her to become an advocate. Watch a video recording of the launch event here.

The online Quest will be further updated on World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, with the Find the Missing Millions white paper and supporting advocacy materials. Sign up here to be one of the first to receive it.