Prevention – Vaccination

Prevention – Vaccination

      PREVENTION – VACCINATION   HEPATITIS B VACCINE   Hepatitis B vaccine has been included in the National Immunization Schedule, so that no newborn misses it. Apart from kids, even adults should get vaccinated because as the old adage goes “Prevention is better than cure” Doses – For adults – 3 doses of […]

How does Hepatitis spread – Mode of Spread?

How does Hepatitis spread – Mode of Spread?

  How does Hepatitis spread – Mode of Spread? Hepatitis B is Sexually Transmitted Disease, spreads through contact with infected body fluids such as blood, saliva or semen.   Other named hepatitis are transmitted by consumption of contaminated food and water.   Mode of spread differs for each type of virus.     Symptoms of […]

What is Hepatitis?

What is Hepatitis?

  What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver.   What causes Hepatitis? Viruses – Most common cause of Hepatitis Alcohol Drugs Autoimmune     Viral hepatitis is the most common cause worldwide and more so in India. 5 viruses are the main causative agents, namely –                        […]

Know Hepatitis – Act now

Know Hepatitis – Act now

  Know Hepatitis – Act now   Affects 400 million people worldwide 1.4 million people die each year due to Hepatitis across the globe Only 5% of those with Chronic Hepatitis are aware of their infection and ONLY 1% have access to treatment! Over 90% of people suffering from Hepatitis C can be cured whereas […]