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Funding, political will, vital to elimination of viral Hepatitis – Ministry

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He defined Hepatitis as inflammation of the liver, commonly caused by viral infection, but there are other possible causes of the disease, such as autoimmune Hepatitis that occurs as secondary result of medication, toxins and alcohol.

He emphasised the need for awareness by government, CSOs and partners on preventive measures, symptoms, as well as where to access help, not forgetting improved funding, provision of facilities and manpower and the political will to curb its spread.

Edited by Hadiza Mohammed-Aliyu

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