17 more tested Hepatitis-B positive
ITANAGAR, Sept 28: 17 more were tested with hepatitis-B positive out of 419 tested carried out on students at the concluding day of three days School health program being organized by district health society, Seppa. The three-day campaign ended yesterday.
The doctors conducting the program had directed all the hepatitis-B positive students to get treatment at the earliest while those tested negatives too were asked to get vaccine as preventive measures.
The doctors were also of the opinion that as the numbers of hepatitis-B positive persons in the district are found to be very alarming and the matter is about the public problem for future, the health department should take preventive measure to contain the further spread of the killer disease in the district. Dr.K Shoping one of the doctors present requested for immediate intervention of the government to prevent the further spread of the disease in the district. DIPRO
Source: The Arunachal Times