October 06, 2020 1:50 am
An estimated 0.5-1 per cent of the country's population (or 10-13 million people) suffers from Hepatitis C, according to scientists.
July 29, 2020 4:05 pm
General recommendations for families with HCV positive members are that all patients should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B.
July 28, 2020 1:08 pm
World Hepatitis Day 2020: Many people mistakenly think that hepatitis means viral hepatitis, and that all forms of hepatitis are contagious. Actually, the word hepatitis refers to any inflammation of the liver – the irritation or swelling of the liver cells from any cause
March 02, 2020 4:23 am
The World Health Organisation included it in its (WHO) model list of essential medicines last year as a recommended Hep C treatment.
July 29, 2019 2:27 pm
Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, in an event at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Hall, said a national relief centre has been set up to provide information on treatment and increase detection rate.
July 28, 2019 8:33 am
World Hepatitis Day: While we all have heard about Hepatitis, how many of us actually know about it?
July 27, 2018 4:02 am
The National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme will be launched at Vigyan Bhawan on July 28 which is observed as World Hepatitis Day.
January 09, 2018 3:11 am
Hepatitis C is caused by a blood-borne virus which affects the liver. It could spread through use of injectable drugs, unsafe injection practises, unsafe health care, and transfusion of unscreened blood and blood products.
August 03, 2017 9:50 pm
January 21, 2016 2:32 am
The study has been accepted for publication in the coming issue of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology.