3 Facts about Hepatitis in Indonesia

Yatin Suleha    •    12 September 2016 23:01 WIB
3 Facts about Hepatitis in Indonesia
Hepatitis virus can be transmitted through blood (Photo: AFP//Marion Berard)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. It is usually caused by viral infection.

The other causes are bacterial infection, parasitical infection, drugs, alcohol, lipids and autoimmune disease.

Facts about hepatitis

- Around 2.9 million Indonesians suffer hepatitis.

- Hepatitis can be managed by immunization, early detection and access to diagnostics and medications.

- It can be prevented with clean and healthy living.