Tag Archives: Hepatitis B

India Starting Online Registry to Combat Hepatitis Better

Taking a major step ahead to combat Hepatitis about whose subsistence nearly 75 percent individuals are unaware in India, the country’s foremost gastroenterologists have declared that an online registry will soon get underway in order to record the growing numbers of hepatitis patients, as per media reports. The registry will be a fragment of the recently created Indian National Association ...

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India still needs to go a long way to combat Hepatitis, says WHO report

India is one among few countries with a “written national strategy or plan” that concentrates solely on the prevention and regulation of viral hepatitis but the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that the country is still lacking proper and appropriate measures to fight the disease. Hepatitis mortalities tagged under “undifferentiated” or “unclassified” are not enrolled to the central registry ...

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Poor public delivery systems hindrance to vaccine benefits

Unless Indian public vaccine delivery systems are upgraded, most of the children living in the states with poorly performing public sectors will not benefit from introduction of the pentavalent vaccine, said a study released on Tuesday. As India moves towards upgrading its Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) by introducing newer and more expensive vaccines, “public sector vaccination service delivery systems will ...

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