Desh Bhagat University’s School of Nursing observed World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about Hepatitis viral. A webinar was organized to disseminate detailed information about Hepatitis – its causes, prevention, treatment and cure and aware students & staff members of the varsity about the disease. More than 250 students and community members attended the webinar.
Dr. Rajwant Kaur Randhawa, Director,Desh Bhagat School of Nursing, delivered an expert lecture on the risks associated with Hepatitis infection and easy remedial steps for prevention of the disease .She said viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that causes various problems like liver cancer and an early detection can cure the disease .
Dr. Zora Singh, Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University, said “approximately 40 crore people on this planet are living with hepatitis B and C and every year more than 1.5 million people lose their life due to these infections, better awareness about the infection and available medical remedies can prevent us from the transmission.”
Dr, Tejinder Kaur, Pro Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University appreciated the efforts of the staff members and guided students that prevention is better than cure and everyone must inculcate a healthy life style to live a better life.