Hepatitis B screening, treatment at Delhi's mohalla clinics soon

Health Minister Satyendar Jain explained that Hepatitis C was easily treatable with a 12-week medicine course and Hepatitis B could also be prevented.

published on : 5th December 2021

Over 50 per cent Irulars in Tamil Nadu not aware of Hepatitis vaccine: Study

The ongoing survey aims to establish a public-private partnership to increase Hepatitis B vaccination levels among the Irular tribals in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 5th September 2021

Kalinga Gastroenterology Foundation observes Hepatitis Day

Kalinga Gastroenterology Foundation (KGF) on Wednesday observed 11th World Hepatitis Day and 21st Hepatitis B Eradication Day. A webinar was organised to mark the occasion. 

published on : 29th July 2021

India Post raises awareness on viral hepatitis

The Department of Health and Family Welfare released a special postal cover on World Hepatitis Day in association with the India Post.

published on : 29th July 2021

Covid or Hepatitis: What should we fear more?

The key difference between the two is that the transmission (from one human to another) in Covid is via air, breath and hand contact, which is much easier and common than body fluid transmission.

published on : 28th July 2021

Why Hepatitis patients must exercise extra caution

Viral Hepatitis is one of the major healthcare burdens in India, with Hepatitis B and C being particularly chronic and dangerous. It affects over 400 million people globally.

published on : 28th July 2021

Hyderabad's Kamineni Hospital successfully performs liver transplant without blood transfusion

The hospital notes this is a benchmark, difficult to surpass even globally. The 49-year-old patient’s postoperative recovery created another landmark with there being no need for ventilator support. 

published on : 20th July 2021

'Rare autoimmune hepatitis in people vaccinated with Covishield a concern'

The study presented two such cases where the Covishield vaccine showed a temporal correlation and hence, most likely acted as a trigger for the development of AIH.

published on : 11th July 2021