Every year, on July 28th, World Hepatitis Day is observed worldwide. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness about hepatitis and educate people on how to prevent it. Hepatitis is a liver-related disease. The liver is a vital organ in our body, responsible for filtering out harmful substances from the blood and aiding in digestion. However, in the case of hepatitis, the liver becomes inflamed due to infection. It is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition, and the treatment can be expensive for ordinary people. Globally every 30 seconds 1 person dies because of Hepatitis. In India around 4 crores of people are affected by Hepatitis B and around 6 crores population is affected by Hepatitis C.
Therefore, knowing the causes of hepatitis can help individuals take appropriate precautions. Additionally, it is crucial to recognize the symptoms of hepatitis so that timely and proper medical attention can be sought. Hepatitis requires careful management and ongoing medical attention, by taking protective measures and being proactive in your care, you can support your liver’s healing process and improve your overall health. To take care of hepatitis- follow medical advice and get treatment plans from Liver Specialist, get ample rest and hydration, avoid alcohol and liver toxins, maintain a balanced diet, practice safe hygiene, monitor symptoms, and take precautions to prevent transmission to others.
By fostering awareness, promoting prevention, encouraging early detection, and advocating for better access to treatment, we can transform the trajectory of this disease. World Hepatitis Day holds immense significance as it raises awareness about the impact of hepatitis worldwide. By joining hands on this global observance, we can move closer to a future where hepatitis is no longer a public health concern, and everyone can lead a healthier, happier life.