To aid in tackling the burden of viral hepatitis, VFAHT-RMU in collaboration with the Medicos aid Society, organized a Hepatitis B & C Screening Camp at the New Teaching Block, Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi on May 03, 2023. Along with screening, this activity also addressed the general concerns regarding this disease and aimed to raise awareness about the gravity of hepatitis spread and preventive measures. The team showed full adherence to COVID-19 SOPs during the camp.
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||45||13||32|