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World Hepatitis Day: 28 July 2015: Prevent hepatitis. Act now

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World Hepatitis Day: Prevent hepatitis. Act now
On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2015, WHO and partners will urge policy-makers, health workers and the public to act now to prevent infection and death from hepatitis. The theme for this year’s World Hepatitis Day is "Prevent hepatitis. Act now".  
Viral hepatitis is caused by 5 distinct hepatitis viruses. Infection from these viruses results in approximately 1.45 million deaths each year. These viruses are transmitted through contaminated water and food, as well as by contact with blood or bodily fluids, through unsafe injections or transfusions. Infection also occurs from a mother to a child, or through sexual contact. Infection through all these routes of transmission can be prevented through proven and effective interventions. It is important for everyone to be aware of hepatitis and to learn how they can protect themselves from being infected.


Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and …

#WorldHepDay 2016 : "Know hepatitis - Act now"

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Every year on 28 July, WHO and partners mark World Hepatitis Day to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes.
On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2016, WHO calls on policy-makers, health workers and the public to "Know hepatitis - Act now". Activities will take place around the world to improve public knowledge of the risk of hepatitis, and enhance access to hepatitis testing and treatment services.
Every action is an action towards elimination of viral hepatitis
This year sees the first ever World Health Organization’s Global Strategy for Viral Hepatitis, which sets a goal of eliminating viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.


What is hepatitis? Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer. Hepatitis viruses are the most common cause of hepatitis in the world but other infections, toxic substances (e.g. alcohol, certain drug…

World Hepatitis Day 2017: ''Eliminate H̶e̶p̶a̶t̶i̶t̶i̶s̶''

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World Hepatitis Day 2017: Eliminate hepatitis
The World Hepatitis Day on 28 July 2017 is an opportunity to add momentum to all efforts to implement the WHO's first global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis for 2016-2021 and help Member States achieve the final goal - to eliminate hepatitis.
Activities and awareness around World Hepatitis Day are designed to: Build and leverage political engagement following official endorsement of the Global Health Sector Strategy on viral hepatitis at the World Health Assembly 2016.Showcase emerging national responses to hepatitis in heavy burden countries.Encourage actions and engagement by individuals, partners and the public.Highlight the need for a greater global response as outlined in the WHO's Global hepatitis report of 2017.



In support of the "Eliminate hepatitis" campaign, WHO will release new information on national responses in 28 countries with the heaviest burden. 11 countries which carry almost 50% of the global bur…

Admission open !! Bachelor of Public Health (32 seats), B.Phar. B.Sc.MLT & B.Sc. Nursing - School of Health and Allied Sciences, Pokhara University

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Admission open ! Bachelor of Public Health (32 seats), B.Phar. B.Sc.MLT & B.Sc. Nursing - School of Health and Allied Sciences, Pokhara University  Admission open ! Bachelor of Public Health (32 seats), B.Phar. B.Sc.MLT & B.Sc. Nursing - School of Health and Allied Sciences, Pokhara University 







Conference Info: Conference of Community Medicine CONCOM 2017 (August 26 & 27, 2017)

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NESCOM proudly announces Conference of Community Medicine CONCOM 2017 DateAugust 26 & 27, 2017 Theme for the conference: Promoting population health: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Nepal
Sessions: Public health emergenciesVaccines: Past, present and futureResearch in public health : Challenges and way forwardPanel discussion Parallel sessions Poster and platform paper presentations. Details for Registration1. Registration fees    a. NESCOM Members: NRs 2500    b. Non-NESCOM Members        i. Undergraduate and residents of Medicine and Allied Sciences: NRs 600       ii. Masters and above of Medicine and Allied Sciences: NRs 800      iii. Late registration (July 15, 2017 Onwards): Rs 700 and Rs 1000 Respectively2. The registration fees is payable by    a. Depositing cash to Account of "Nepalese Society of Community Medicine" Account No. 02901040255349 of Nepal Investment Bank Ltd.    b. Paying cash and getting receipt in the registration form signed and stamped by the …

Opportunity !! Health Promotion and Behaviour Change Communication in Public Health, Sep 13-15, 2017

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Opportunity !! Health Promotion and Behaviour Change Communication in Public Health, Sep 13-15, 2017 Many people lack appropriate health information. Even if they have this, it is not sufficient to change behaviour for positive health outcome. Behaviour change is the key for health promotion because many health problems arise due to behaviour at individual or community level such as smoking, drinking,utilising health services, community mobilisation etc.
 That is why effective strategies, approaches and tools need to be utilised in changing behaviour to achieve the goals of national and local health programs. This workshop seeks to equip participants with main theories and tools utilised for behaviour change including designing messages, interpersonal communication, advocacy and media engagement. This workshop is intended for any public health workers of both governmental and non-governmental organisations, who involves in designing and managing behaviour change initiatives, especial…

Important Notice - Nepal Health Professional Council

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Important Notice - Nepal Health Professional Council Important Notice - Nepal Health Professional Council Important Notice - Nepal Health Professional Council