Tag: hepatitis

Hepatitis and Jamaica: Stats & Facts

What is hepatitis? According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), “Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer.” Scientists have identified five different hepatitis viruses: hepatitis

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World Hepatitis Day – 400 Million People Is 400 Million Too Many

Today is being observed as World Hepatitis Day. The day has been observed since 2010, when the World Health Organization (WHO) made World Hepatitis Day one of only four official disease-specific world health days, to be celebrated each year on July 28. Millions

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