Government Launches Two Major Projects to Curb Hepatitis

Mar 28, 2017

A week after inauguration of the Hepatitis Treatment and Prevention Clinic in the provincial capital, the Punjab government has introduced two more schemes: replacement of old syringes with auto-disposable ones at state-run hospitals of the province, and a hepatitis bill.

The government has allocated initial funds of Rs400 million for the purchase of non-reusable syringes for all 36 district hospitals from international manufacturers for 2017.

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