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A pledge to spread awareness about menace of Hepatitis B &...

The ‘I Pledge...(my support)’ initiative, a component of the EMPATHY Campaign, focuses on spreading awareness by sensitizing the staff of various organizations and encourage them to pledge their support for spreading awareness about Hepatitis B & C..............

“Creation of National Blood Authority can address many challenges”

In this exclusive interaction with the BioVoice, Mr Sumit Bagaria, Managing Director and CEO of Hemogenomics, Bengaluru shared details of his organization's work on preventing blood-related infections, the importance of ID-NAT testing, need for policy changes and much more......................

Safe Point applauds govt for launching ‘national viral hepatitis control program’

In India, around 40 million people are infected with hepatitis B and at least 6 million people with hepatitis C. About 184 000 people die each year of hepatitis B- and C-related complications – two times the estimated annual number of HIV and malaria deaths together................

WHO calls for urgent action across South East Asia to tackle...

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia in her World Hepatitis Day message called for an urgent action to find, test and treat the missing millions suffering viral hepatitis and achieve the time-bound targets of regional action plan...…………….

A partnership to protect newborns from viral hepatitis B

The National Liver Foundation and Mumbai Obstetric and Gynaecological Association have joined hands to ensure that no child is left unprotected at birth for the lack of being administered a free hepatitis B vaccine shot...………….

Health Ministry to immunize healthcare workers with Hepatitis- B vaccine

Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers with occupational exposure, who have not received a complete primary series.................

Indian Immunologicals launches pentavalent vaccine, VAXTAR 5

The vaccine was developed indigenously using the company’s R&D expertise and has been tested in multiple centres under prescribed government guidelines..................

Latest study rules out necessity for birth dose of hepatitis B...

For the study, blood samples from 1-5-year old children from five states - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Gujarat - were collected to measure antigen and antibodies of Hepatitis B virus.........

Govt to conduct on the ground review of Hepatitis B immunization...

Ten years since the Hepatitis B vaccine was introduced in the Universal Immunisation Programme, the Indian Council of Medical Research aims to identify the barriers leading to low coverage and study the impact of the immunization..........

BioVoice eMag September 2017 Issue-4 Volume-2

BioVoice eMag September 2017 Issue-4 Volume-2: The ‘September 2017’ edition of BioVoice magazine in its detailed ‘Cover Story’ focuses on the India’s rising vaccine power and how...