VFAHT

Community Health Camp

Hepatitis B & C Screening and Awareness Camp

September 09, 2023
SA Grammar School, Dhoke Noor, Rawalpindi
September 09, 2023
SA Grammar School, Dhoke Noor, Rawalpindi

Overview

IPAC Foundation, in collaboration with VFAHT RMU and Rawalian Community Awareness Program (RCAP) organized a Hepatitis B & C Screening and Awareness Camp at a local school in Dhok e Noor, Rawalpindi, on September 9, 2023. The students and community members were screened for hepatitis B & C. The positively tested individuals were referred to the Liver Centre, Holy Family Hospital for confirmatory testing and follow-up. Interactive sessions were also arranged for the students to raise awareness about hepatitis and other infectious diseases.

Results

Table 01: Hepatitis B & C Screening

Screening Test Method HBV and HCV RDTs (Rapid Diagnostic Testing Kits)
Population Age Range (Years) 12-75

 

  Total Males Females
No. of Population Screened 97 34 (35.05%) 63 (64.9%)
HBsAg +ve 0 0 0
Anti-HCV +ve 2 (2.06%) 0 2 (3.17%)

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