Hyderabad, July 2017: Dr Jayaprakash Narayan and Actors Manali Rathod and Vasu Dev join hands with Save the Liver Foundation to spread the Awareness about these Viruses. To mark, world Hepatitis day Save the Liver foundation organised the Awareness the Programme here at Taj Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
Dr K.S.Somasekhar Rao , Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Apollo Hospitals and Founder of Save The Liver Foundation said: “Only with united action and increasing awareness about these viruses we can achieve our goal of elimination. Today we come together as one community to raise awareness of the disease and take what steps we can as individuals to beat viral hepatitis.” Untreated Chronic Hepatitis Viruses( Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C) can lead to Cirrhosis of Liver and Liver Cancer. Prevention of Hepatitis B by vaccination, Early detection of the viruses in those who are infected and appropriate treatment can prevent these diseases and save many lives.
“We’re asking the public to show their face and take action this World Hepatitis Day in solidarity of the 325 million people living with viral hepatitis. Whether that’s getting tested to help reduce transmission rates or posting a #ShowYourFace selfie in support of those affected, every action brings us closer to eliminating viral hepatitis.” We would be announcing multiple locations in high prevalent zones all over Telangana and Andhra Pradesh where tests for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C would be done free of cost. Get tested , Know your status.
To achieve a world free from viral hepatitis our foundation educating the people for Awareness Programmes, for screening and free treatment in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states can call us on 94929 48899.