Sahara Hospital, in association with HOPE Initiative organised a free screening and vaccination camp at its premises to mark the occasion of World Hepatitis Day recently.
The Hospital on Saturday felicitated 50 ‘fully cured’ patients of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C, on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day. Ashok Roy Choudhury, utive Director, Sahara India Pariwar felicitated them.
More than 80 patients visited the camp and were attended by a team of super specialists of Sahara Hospital. In SGPGI, Dr Vivek Anand Saraswat, Professor and Head, Department of Gastroenterology, said, Parental exposure, primarily through blood products and needle sharing among injecting drug users are the risk factors for HCV infection.” People exposed to dental equipment and recipients of previously unscreened blood, blood products and organs are affected by it, he added.