Hepatitis C Awareness and Screening
Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that primarily affects the liver. During the initial infection people often have mild or no symptoms. Occasionally a fever, dark urine, abdominal pain, and yellow tinged skin occur.
UPVHA partnered with Mylan for spreading awareness about Hepatitis C and its symptoms among public. The project also aims at early detection of Hepatitis C among high risk groups using testing kits provided by Mylan.
The project covered six districts (Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Barabanki, Hapur, Meerut, and Muzaffarnagar) and 71 blocks.
The achievements are: