Belle vue clinic celebrated world hepatitis day on 27th july 2019 in its gastroenterology department. World hepatitis day is celebrated globally on 28th july and this year the theme was no hep, finding the missing millions.
The department of gastroenterology in collaboration with department of quality control and hospital infection control organised the awareness program, on 27th july in celbration of the hepatitis day (28th july). An open interractive session was organised with dr. Manoj agarwal (senior. Consultant gastroenterologist and head of the department). Patients and patients relatives were given the opportunity to raise their queries related to hepatitis. Dr agarwal also addressed different myths associated with hepatitis. Many senior consultants like dr. Rahul jain (consultant general medicine), dr. Amit agarwal (consultant urologist), dr. Rjan tondon (consultant reconstructive surgeon) and dr. Zaman (consultant anesthetist) graced the occasion with their presence and also participated in the interractive session. A free hepatitis b and hepatitis c screening session was also organised for the day. 30 patient and / or families were screened for hepatitis b and c free of cost.
All took the pledge of no hepatitis in line with this year’s theme and signed the oath.