On June 19, 2023, IPAC Foundation in collaboration with VFAHT KIMS organized a Hepatitis B & C, and HIV Screening Camp at Karachi Institute for Medical Sciences, Karachi. The audience was screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV, and counseling to address the general concerns regarding the diseases.
Table 01: Hepatitis B & C Screening
|Screening Test Method||HBV and HCV RDTs (Rapid Diagnostic Testing Kits)|
|Population Age Range (Years)||17-60 years|
|No. of Population Screened||205||136 (66.3%)||69 (33.7%)|
|HBsAg +ve||02 (0.9%)||02 (1.5%)||–|
|Anti-HCV +ve||02 (0.9%)||01 (0.7%)||01 (1.4%)|