July 30, 2016

Over six million Nigerians are unaware they are infected by Hepatitis virus

The Federal Ministry of Health  at the commemoration of World Hepatitis Day 2016, revealed that  over 20 million Nigerians are currently living with Hepatitis, with about 30 percent unaware they are affected and not taking necessary measures. Even with the high prevalence of these diseases, health experts said most people […]
July 28, 2016

World Hepatitis Day – What to know about hepatitis virus #KnowHepatitis

Around the world 400 million people are infected with hepatitis B and hepatitis C. A huge 95% of people infected with hepatitis B or C around the world do not know they are infected.  Hepatitis is fully preventable and treatable: there are effective vaccines and treatments for hepatitis B, and […]
July 27, 2016

400 million people have Hepatitis but don’t know- WHO

In May of this year, the World Health Assembly – WHO’s decision-making body – called for treating eight million people for hepatitis B or C by 2020, to reduce new viral hepatitis infections by 90 percent, and to decrease the number of deaths by 65 per cent in 2030, as […]