World Hepatitis Day: Experts Available

Credit : Somersault18:24World Hepatitis Day takes place annually on July 28 and is dedicated to raising awareness of viral hepatitis and the illnesses it causes. The disease affects millions of people around the world and kills 1.4 million people each year (Source: WHO).


Université de Montréal professors are available to speak to the media about this subject:

Fernando Alvarez
Department of Pediatrics, Université de Montréal | Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Service, CHU Sainte-Justine 
Expertise: Pediatric Hepatology, Childhood liver diseases, liver transplants
514 345-4626 | 514 345-4673 | mail

Julie Bruneau
Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université de Montréal | Addiction Treatment Service, CHUM
Expertise: Hepatitis C transmission amongst intravenous drug users
514-890-8000 | 514-890-8000 ext 36272 | mail
Note: Available for interview after 1.30 pm Eastern

Media Contacts :

William Raillant-Clark  
English-speaking and foreign language media
Tel. : 514-343-7593 

Benjamin Augereau
French-speaking media
Tél. : 514 343-6796