Over 1,500 checked at hepatitis camp

The week-long free screening camp organised by the gastroenterology department of SPS Apollo Hospitals for hepatitis B and C on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day concluded on Saturday. More than 1,500 free screenings were performed over the past week. Over 100 patients participated in an interactive patient education forum headed by Dr Nirmaljeet Malhi, Coordinator, Department of Gastroenterology , and Dr Harmeet Saljua, Senior Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology. According to Malhi, the forum laid special emphasis on early detection and timely treatment .

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