A healthcare technologies firm, mPharma has introduced about 200 free of charge quick hepatitis B (HBV) assessments to mark Environment Hepatitis Day.
This year’s World Hepatitis Day is becoming commemorated less than the concept, “find the missing millions”, that’s why mPharma is foremost the charge with an recognition and tests campaign to discover the ‘missing millions’ in Ghana by finding the undiagnosed and linking them to cure.
In accordance to exploration, Ghana is classified as 1 of the high risked nations around the world the place the prevalence of HBV infections is believed to be 12.3 for each cent.
The Environment Well being Organisation (WHO) estimates that only a single in 10 people in Africa have entry to testing and therapy.
Therefore, the initiative of mPharma to teach men and women about the conditions, help them to recognize the ailment and spotlight the significance of accessing timely testing.
mPharma will also roll out focus on screening focusing on expecting females to avoid mom-to-child transmission of HBV and young children underneath the age of 6 who are exceptionally vulnerable to establishing persistent infection.
Co-founder and CEO of mPharma, Gregory Rickson,: “Hepatitis B stays a general public health stress in Ghana and across Africa and mPharma is accomplishing everything we can to contribute.
“Our men and women are functioning tirelessly to build an Africa in fantastic wellness and we see the continent’s viral hepatitis trouble as just one that have to be tackled as a matter of urgency.
“We are excited to start the totally free rapid screening campaign to increase consciousness on the need to grow voluntary tests by earning it reasonably priced and accessible for all people.”
The totally free HBV tests will be accessible at Refreshing Spring Pharmacy in Tema Group entirely to individuals who routine appointment by contacting 0244358038.
mPharma is a know-how-driven healthcare firm with vendor managed stock and retail pharmacy operations in Africa.