The Health Minister said that nodal officers and monitoring officers have been deputed to ensure that Hepatitis-C patients would not suffer at any cost.
Out of the total number, 52 million children were exposed to viral hepatitis.Nov 03, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
The emergency proclamation will allow the state to increase the supply of adult Hepatitis A vaccines to meet current needs, aiming to help control the outbreak.
A good information and knowledge about hepatitis risks can help people prevent themselves from getting infected or passing the infection on to others.Jul 28, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver tissue, commonly caused by a viral infection.Jul 28, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Globally, about 1.4 million people die each year from hepatitis. It is estimated that only 5% of people with chronic hepatitis know of their infection, and less than 1% have access to treatment.Jul 21, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
WHO announced in a statement that the veteran actor has been brought on board to boost awareness and intensify action to arrest the Hepatitis epidemic.May 12, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
The bloodborne virus is transmitted by injection drug use, dirty needles, blood transfusions and sex. Chronic infection can lead to cirrhosis or cancer of the liver.May 12, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
The World Health Organization's latest hepatitis report identifies the condition as a grave public health threat that needs an "urgent response."Apr 21, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
The results revealed that people with Hepatitis B were 76 per cent more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, and those with Hepatitis C were 51 per cent more likely to develop Parkinson's disease.
A single pill of the the drug, marketed as Sovaldi and other names, can cost up to $1,000 (920 euros). In France, a 12-week course of treatment costs 41,000 euros.Mar 28, 2017, 00:39 AM IST
Messi has signed to become the ambassador for Tour n' Cure, the Egyptian initiative said on its website.Feb 22, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Industry insiders and analysts said oncology drugs were also likely to be added to national and regional lists.Jan 26, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Study results suggest hospitalisation with infection was linked to a 42 per cent higher risk of suicide death compared to those individuals without infection. Also, the study suggested that more the infections, longer the treatment and higher the apparent risk of death by suicide.Aug 14, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
Bilirubin is a yellow compound found in bile and is responsible for the yellowing of the skin and sclerae.Aug 09, 2016, 09:58 AM IST
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says hepatitis awareness drive can also be spread to aanganwadis - the government-run women and child care centres - to help prevent the disease among women and children.Jul 29, 2016, 12:32 PM IST
Here's a video where a man was seen washing freshly picked vegetables in sewer water that can make you very sick.Jul 28, 2016, 13:10 PM IST
Considering the size of the epidemic, anyone and everyone can be at risk. But you can take steps to reduce your risk of infection.Jul 28, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Hepatitis is an inflammatory of the liver, commonly caused by a viral infection.Jul 28, 2016, 09:34 AM IST