Since 2010, United Way Mumbai has addressed the challenge of the increasing prevalence of hepatitis B and C infections. As a part of our Community Impact Initiative, we target high-risk populations such as female sex workers, drug addicts and migrants, as well as the general population. The strategy adopted includes medical interventions among the high-risk groups for controlling the infections, (with testing, medical referral, follow up and support for treatment compliance, patient support activities, etc.). Additionally, we provide health education to the masses to generate awareness and prevent the spread of infections.
Our projects have been able to achieve
great scale of outreach and impact among the vulnerable sections of the
population in Mumbai. Our interventions have been, and are being conducted with
active community participation to ensure sustainability. We have gained great
insights into the best strategies for tackling hepatitis in the community. We will continue
to make consistent and collaborative efforts to tackle health challenges in the
To apply for membership to the United Against Hepatitis network, you can fill in the membership form here and email the same to us.
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