Media’s role in Hepatitis awareness urged

MIRPURKHAS: Manager of Chief Minister’s Program on Prevention from Hepatitis, Dr. Zahoor Baloch, has said that the media can play a vital role in creating awareness against Hepatitis.

Speaking at a program organised here on Thursday to create awareness among the masses about Hepatitis, he said that about three million people have been diagnosed with Hepatitis.

He said that there is no shortage of vaccine at centers established under this program, adding that still if there is any such complaint it should be pointed out.

DHO Mirpurkhas, Dr. Ghulam Ghous Qaimkhani, Dr. Leela Ram, Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq, Dr. Zahid Shaikh and others also spoke.