Hospital treats 700 Hepatitis C Patients


punjab opiod epidemic and hepatitis c

  • Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund has maintained records of the number of patients that have hepatitis C.
  • The tests for hepatitis C is $62 but can be available for only $28.
  • A large number of individuals that have hepatitis C in the Punjab region.
  • Most of the hepatitis C cases here are as result of intravenous drug use.
  • Opiod and heroin addiction is extremely high. As a result so is hepatitis C is become an epidemic and has been in punjab for some time.