Dr. Em Sam Ney draws blood that will be tested for hepatitis B at a hepatitis screening in Cambodia. On World Hepatitis Day on July 28, the World Health Organization urges support for the roll-out of a new strategy on viral hepatitis, which introduces the first ever global targets for the infectious disease. Photo by: Beth Kanter / Cambodia4kids.org / CC BY

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting July 27:

Startups and SMEs in Industrializing Asia
Seoul, South Korea
July 27-29

What’s Informality got to do with It? Domestic Work, the Employment Relationship and Social Justice 
July 27
London, United Kingdom

Expanding Opportunities for the Poor in Middle Income Developing Countries
July 27
Washington, D.C., United States

OECD Expert Briefing: OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook
July 27
Washington, D.C., United States

SPRING's Pathways to Better Nutrition Case Studies Global Dissemination Event and Discussion
July 28
Washington, D.C., United States

Saving Lives at Birth DevelopmentXChange
July 28
Washington, D.C., United States

Preventing Bacterial Disease in the Gambia
July 28
London, United Kingdom

Cross-reactivity with Zika and other Flaviviruses
July 28
London, United Kingdom

Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week
Aug. 1-5
Manila, Philippines

Powering Evidence-Based International Aid with Mobile Technology
Aug. 3
Washington, D.C., United States

International celebrations

World Hepatitis Day
July 28

World Day against Trafficking in Persons
July 30

International Day of Friendship
July 30

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