All set for hepatitis-C awareness way

Ratodero, Sindh: APPNA Hepatitis C Initiative is planning to hold Second Annual Pakistan Hepatitis C awareness Day on Thursday, November 28, 2013.

Participating institutions and group will do awareness activities to make public and medical providers know how to prevent transmission of this disease. They will hold rallies, seminars, Hepatitis C screening camps, student activities, poster competitions, plays and other outreach activities.

The stakeholders have urged the Federal Government and Provincial Governments to participate in these activities and pass laws and implement health regulations to prevent transmission of this disease to innocent victims of improper healthcare.

Daniyal Arid, Director, APPNA requested the Government, medical universities, medical colleges, educational institutions (schools, colleges, and universities), hospitals, physicians and the public to partner with us to prevent spread of this preventable disease.