Vaccine best way to prevent hepatitis

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Approximately 700,000 people die each year from hepatitis C related liver diseases. More than 686, 000 people die every year due to complications of hepatitis B, including cirrhosis and liver cancer. An estimated 240 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B and Between130–150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection Alarming figures revealed by WHO,” said Consultant Gastroenterologist at Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Dr. Muhammad Salih.
Shifa international hospital Islamabad organized an awareness campaign among patients and general public to mark world hepatitis day.

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