Currently, immunisation against hepatitis B requires injectable vaccines, with the first booster shot after one month, and the second after six months.
Treatment will be provided at 25 centres — 22 dist hospitals and three govt medical colleges
LUDHIANA: On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, an awareness talk was organized by Dr Nirmaljit Singh Mallhi of SPS Hospital on Saturday, who said rapid changes in lifestyle — like eat
LUCKNOW: Over one crore Indians are carrying the hepatitis C virus infection, according to a review of some 300 studies on the prevalence of the disease in India.
LUDHIANA: The 90% of injecting drug users (IDU) are always at high risk of getting infected with Hepatitis C and even have chances of becoming HIV positive.
The liver is a vital organ that processes nutrients, filters blood and fights infections.
A lack of symptoms makes the diagnosis and treatment of this viral disease difficult. Improved awareness is the only recourse.
ONGWEDIVA – Confirmed Hepatitis E cases in Omusati stand at 11 and not 10 cases as was recently reported.
THE hepatitis E outbreak which has claimed 14 lives in Windhoek has reached northern Namibia, and one person reportedly died on Friday at the Oshakati State Hospital.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first 'essential diagnostics list', a catalogue of tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority d
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