Maharashtra govt rolls out free hepatitis treatment program, medical colleges across state
The Maharashtra government has rolled out free hepatitis treatment, allocating eight centres in medical colleges across the state under the National Viral Hepatitis Control Program.
The World Hepatitis Day was observed on Sunday. Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey, in an event at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Hall, said a national relief centre has been set up to provide information on treatment and increase detection rate. India has an aim to eliminate viral Hepatitis by 2030.