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Hepatitis B Virus screening cum vaccination held in Chandel

As many as 30 injecting drug users turned up for screening during the camp.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 20 Oct 2022, 2:51 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

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A Hepatitis B Virus screening and vaccination camp was held at the Resource Centre for Social Welfare and Community Development (RC-SWACD), Japhou Bazar Chandel district on Thursday.

It was organised by Community Network for Empowerment (CoNe) in collaboration with National Viral Hepatitis Control Program (NVHCP) under the sponsorship of GILEAD Sciences.

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During the camp, as many as 30 injecting drug users turned up for screening. All of them tested negative for Hepatitis B negative but 11 of them were found positive for Hepatitis C.

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