On August 26, 2023, IPAC Foundation in collaboration with The Health Foundation and HSE, organized a Hepatitis B & C, and HIV Screening Camp at The Knowledge School System, China Scheme, Lahore. The eligible audience, comprising students and the staff was screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV. Along with the screening, they were also counseled to address the general concerns regarding the diseases.
Table 01: Hepatitis B & C Screening
|Screening Test Method||HBV and HCV RDTs (Rapid Diagnostic Testing Kits)|
|Population Age Range (Years)||18-70|
|No. of Population Screened||134||41 (30.6%)||93 (69.4%)|
|HBsAg +ve||1 (0.7%)||1 (2.4%)||–|
|Anti-HCV +ve||6 (4.5%)||2 (4.9%)||4 (4.3%)|