S.Res.236 - A resolution recognizing July 28, 2017, as "World Hepatitis Day 2017".115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] (Introduced 07/27/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/27/2017 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.236 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/27/2017)
Recognizes July 28, 2017, as World Hepatitis Day 2017.
Expresses support for broad access to hepatitis treatments and for raising awareness of the risks and consequences of undiagnosed hepatitis infections.
Calls for a robust governmental and public health response to protect the health of the 5 million people in the United States and 400 million people worldwide who suffer from chronic viral hepatitis.