Liver Disease is a Growing Worldwide Problem

  • Liver disease affects men, women and children of all ages, races, ethnicities and regions of the world.

  • Liver disease includes viral infections, hereditary conditions, alcohol and obesity-related liver damage, and autoimmune liver disease.

  • The global impact of liver disease - health, economic and social - is enormous in terms of human suffering, premature death and economic cost.


Global Impact of Liver Disease

  • 500 million people worldwide suffer from some type of chronic liver disease
  • 350-370 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • 130-170 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV)
  • Liver cancer is the 5th most common cancer worldwide. 78% of liver cancer and 57% of liver cirrhosis cases are due to viral hepatitis infections
  • The obesity epidemic is a rapidly rising cause of liver damage

What You Can Do


  • Attend the 2014 Rally
  • Publicize the event
  • Can't attend the Rally? LiveStream it online!
  • Publish our Rally logo on your website, blog our social media channel
  • Other ways to Join the Rally

Stay tuned for a date for the 2014


International Rally for Liver Disease Awareness


The goals of the Rally are to increase public attention to the growing worldwide burden of liver disease, and to create a global community of stakeholders that will accelerate progress in liver disease prevention, early detection, treatment and research.


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