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Patients call for urgent action against rising Viral Hepatitis in Assam

State leads Viral Hepatitis cases in Northeast Low awareness and lack of screening sighted as the biggest concerns Guwahati, May 19, 2014: Today Assam, the gateway to north-eastern India, witnessed a patient led initiative to combat one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Will Indian healthcare manifesto up its “HEP”ness quotient?

On World Health Day, an appeal to the political parties to make India Hepatitis free Deemed as one of the biggest general elections of the Indian political history, all major political parties are trying to instill hope and come up … Continue reading

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Rajasthan patients launch campaign against hepatitis

Patients from various districts of Rajasthan Thursday joined hands for creating an awareness programme to mobilise all stakeholders, including practitioners and policy makers, to combat the growing number of hepatitis cases. As many as 12 million people may be chronically infected in … Continue reading

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PATIENTS CAMPAIGN AGAINST VIRAL HEPATITIS REACHES RAJASTHAN AFTER SUCCESSFUL STINT IN GUJARAT, PUNJAB AND HARYANA

On the eve of the INASL (Indian National Association for the Study of the Liver) conference, patients call for a comprehensive approach, drawing attention to Hepatitis B and C disease- prevention efforts and treatment access. Jaipur, March 27, 2014: Patients … Continue reading

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Policy intervention, mass screening a must to curb liver cancer: Experts

Liver cancer a key focus area of discussions at Asian Pacific Association for the Study of Liver (APASL) 2014 in Brisbane Leading medical experts from India and the Asia Pacific region have warned that without major changes to screening and … Continue reading

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Public health: Govt to focus on hepatitis control

40,000 patients would be treated in the first phase of the programme. PHOTOS: EXPRESS/FILE LAHORE:  Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique said on Wednesday said the government would implement a three-year development scheme for prevention and … Continue reading

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All about hepatitis

The government of India has included vaccine of hepatitis B in its vaccination programme but has paid scant attention to hepatitis C Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main … Continue reading

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