Now, hepatitis C patients to be screened for free

  • | Wednesday | 11th September, 2019

Manav ManderTribune News ServiceLudhiana, September 10The government will now offer free treatment of Hepatitis C. Earlier, the patients use to pay for the test while rest of the treatment was free, but now even the test is being done free of the cost. Presently, 4,300 patients are getting the treatment done for free. The test used to cost Rs 881 to the patients which is now being done for free at the Civil Hospital. “Many patients used to skip the test being done at the completion of the treatment although it is an important one. Dr Avinash Jindal, Senior Medical Officer of Civil Hospital said the test had been done for free by the government.

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