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Description

The Jade Ribbon Youth Council obtains proclamations from Bay Area cities to declare a week dedicated to increasing awareness about hepatitis B and liver cancer. In its first year, nine Bay Area cities proclaimed the third week in March as Hepatitis B Awareness Week. The following year, thirteen cities joined the fight against hepatitis B and liver cancer. This year, the Jade Ribbon Youth Council hopes to bring the issue to the forefront of over twenty cities!

http://jryc.wordpress.com/


Project Date/Time

5/18/2009 12:00 AM to 5/22/2009 12:00 AM

Location

San Francisco Bay Area cities

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Politics
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1415 views - 3 comments - created 4 year(s) ago
Not sure if Team HBV already has something like this, but some of us would like to see some jade balloons! The ALC has red balloons with the Asian Liver Center logo, and it'd be great to have this resource for our outreach events. Maybe we can all ban together and get a bulk order of speci...
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By missamyyu
 Hello! The 2008-2009 Jade Ribbon Youth Council was recognized in the San Mateo County Times for their great work on Hepatitis B Awareness Week in May to raise awareness about hepatitis and liver cancer. Patrick Domingo, one of the members of the 15 person council was highlighted...

By groopman
The following entry is written by a Stanford student on April 30, 2009:  http://stanford.edu/class/humbio129s/cgi-bin/blogs/globalizationinfocomm/2009/04/30/b-aware-its-national-hep-b-awareness-month/ Globalization: Information and Communication Technology Just...
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Organization: Jade Ribbon Youth Council

32 members

Mission Statement: The mission of the Jade Ribbon Youth Council is to mobilize and educate API youth to become active leaders in the prevention and eradication of hepatitis B for themselves and future generations. About the Council: The Asian Liver Center's Youth Council wa
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