KARACHI: The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) is holding a seminar on July 28 which aims to increase awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis.
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 16:36
An official of the institution said here on Tuesday that it provides an opportunity to focus on specific actions such as prevention, screening and control of viral hepatitis and increasing hepatitis B vaccine coverage.
Considering the importance of the issue, World Health Organization (WHO) has declared July 28 as `World Hepatitis Day' with the aim to raise global awareness of hepatitis B and hepatitis C and to encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis.
Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2011