UK: New Hepatitis C report tackles prevalence of disease in South Asian communities

In the South Asian community hepatitis C is often contracted through medical procedures associated with cultural practices.

Southall MP Virendra Sharma has helped launch a report tackling the high rate of hepatitis C in South Asian communities.

Virendra Sharma, MP for Southall recently chaired the development of the new report called The Challenge of Hepatitis C for the South Asian Community.

Mr Sharma launched the report in Parliament this week (Tuesday January 13) alongside fellow panel members which include like minded MPs healthcare professionals and organisations committed to combating the burden of hepatitis C

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