Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus of the liver. There are five main types of hepatitis are A, B, C, D and E. In the Philippines, about one in seven adults are infected with hepatitis B and more than half a million have hepatitis C. The disease addresses to second leading cause of cancer deaths in the country.
Factors Causing Hepatitis In Philippines
- Inadequate use of vaccination.
- From mother to baby at the birth (perinatal).
- Unsafe injections and transfusions.
- Unprotected sexual contact.
The annual mortality rate per 100,000 people from hepatitis B in Philippines has decreased by 52.5% since 1990, an average of 2.3% a year but still an estimated 7.3 million Filipinos, or 16.7% of the adult population, are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus which is much higher rate than in other countries in the Western Pacific Region.
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India is world’s largest generic medicine wholesaler and on the other hand the country has made a strong pitch in Philippines to expand and push the exports of its pharmaceutical products. The export of generic pharmaceuticals is one of India’s strengths. Oddway International is among the prominent HCV / Hepatitis drugs wholesaler, supplier, distributor and exporter in Philippines at market leading price with express delivery. Click here to visit Hepatitis /HCV medicine section.