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Amitabh Bachchan, Victim of Hepatitis, Now Appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for it

World Health Organization has chosen Amitabh Bachchan as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region to spread awareness about hepatitis, one of the leading causes of liver cancer and cirrhosis. “I am absolutely committed to the cause of hepatitis. As a person living with hepatitis B, I know the pain and sufferings that hepatitis causes. No one should ...

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India Starting Online Registry to Combat Hepatitis Better

Taking a major step ahead to combat Hepatitis about whose subsistence nearly 75 percent individuals are unaware in India, the country’s foremost gastroenterologists have declared that an online registry will soon get underway in order to record the growing numbers of hepatitis patients, as per media reports. The registry will be a fragment of the recently created Indian National Association ...

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Big B tweets expressing his new commitment to spreading awareness about head injury, Hepatitis

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has taken up the task of spreading awareness about head injury and Hepatitis and on Saturday took to Facebook to share his commitment in social media. “If my face and my voice is needed to the cause of awareness for Head Injury and Hepatitis… I have committed to it,” Amitabh tweeted on Sunday. “Dedicated today (Saturday) to ...

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World Immunisation Day: Why Only 10% Indians Take Adult Vaccination?

Only 10 percent Indian adults opt for vaccines to reduce the threat of common diseases, which is miniscule of the population for vaccines to prevent illnesses like flu and meningitis, health experts said, without focusing on the price tag and manipulation in marketing it in the country. Some of the vaccines available for adults are against Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Influenza, Meningitis ...

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