President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized the need to spread awareness about Liver diseases in the Society.
Addressing the inaugural session of third Asian Pacific Conference on Liver Diseases in Islamabad, he said eight to ten percent segment of our population is patient of Hepatitis.
The President regretted that majority of liver patients are unaware of their disease.
He stressed on the need of prevention against all diseases and avoiding unnecessary use of Antibiotic.
Appreciating Egypt for bringing down prevalence of Hepatitis from thirty to three percent, he said Pakistan should follow the footsteps of countries that have successfully minimized the menace.
He called for improving communication with people of the country to aware them about different diseases.
The President emphasized on mobilizing lady health workers to spread the message of health care and prevention.