Viral hepatitis is the seventh leading cause of death globally, accounting for 1.4 million deaths per year – more than HIV/AIDS or malaria. But effective interventions exist and if we act now, we can save 7.1 million lives by 2030.
Hepatitis Awareness Lecture By Dr. Shahab Abid At JSMU, Karachi
Professor Shahab Abid
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Agha Khan Medical University Hospital
Professor Saeed Hamid
Head Medical Department Of Agha Khan Medical University Hospital
200 Participants Attended The Sessions Including
Medical students, Faculty Doctors, Teachers & Para Medical Staff
Hepatitis Screening Camp & Walk At The Searle Company, Head Office, Karachi
In July 2017 World Hepatitis Day (WHD) brings the world together to raise awareness of the huge burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change in disease prevention and access to testing, treatment and care.
Being a socially responsible corporate, The Searle Company also took part in bringing awareness about Hepatitis among the employees. In this regard on August 1st, 2017, Searle Biosciences has arranged a “Free Hepatitis Screening Camp” & “NOHEP Walk”