Bhubaneswar 26.07.2016 (By Mano Mani Singh): World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28 every year by World Health organization & other alliance organizations aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis a group of infectious diseases known as Viral Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Hepatitis affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic disease and killing close to 1 million to 2 million people every year. These infections can be prevented, but most people don't know how. Hence prevention, diagnosis and treatment is most vital.
Key factors on which awareness about Hepatitis is important:
1- To prevent infection, easy diagnosis and control over Hepatitis.
2- Safe and effective vaccine can protect from hepatitis B infection for life it should be carried out all over the country
3- It is important for everyone in world wide to be aware of viral hepatitis and to associate major organization in the project.The date of 28 July was chosen for World Hepatitis Day in honour of the birthday of Nobel Laureate Professor Baruch Samuel Blumberg, discoverer of the hepatitis-B virus and developer of the first hepatitis- Let us promose ourselves to creat awrareness about prevention &treatment of the most common types Hepatitis so that death of hundreds of millions of people worldwide can be prevented.
Key messages of the World Hepatitis Day 2016
Prevent Hepatitis – know the risks
1-Unsafe blood, unsafe injections, and sharing injection equipment can all result in hepatitis infection. 2 million people a year contract hepatitis from unsafe injections. Using sterile, single-use syringes can prevent these infections.
2- vaccinate children & others because a safe and effective vaccine can protect from hepatitis-B infection for life.
3-Safer sexual contact, suitable treatment, Medicines & awareness about Infection of Hepatitis can be prevented through proven and effective interventions. It is important for everyone world wide to be aware of hepatitis and to learn how to protect from being infected.
Complication about Viral Hepatitis should be known:
1-infection of Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.
2-Suitable methods should be taken during blood donation &
3-Everyone should adopt suitable medicle practise against Viral Hepatitis Vector. Know it. Confront it.
4- During pregency Viral Hepatitis test should be done.
5- Easier Methods of diagnosis & treatment should be taken.
6- Every one shuold be vaccinated so that protect from Viral hepatitis infection for life