Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver.
It’s commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes
of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis and hepatitis that occurs as a
secondary result of medications, drugs, toxins, and alcohol. Autoimmune
hepatitis is a disease that occurs when your body makes antibodies against your
The liver is located on the right upper quadrant of your
abdomen. It performs many critical functions that affect metabolism throughout
your body, including: ·bile production that’s essential to digestion ·filtering of toxins from the body ·excretion of bilirubin, cholesterol, hormones,
and drugs ·metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins ·activation of enzymes, which are specialized
proteins essential to metabolic functions ·storage of glycogen, minerals, and vitamins (A,
D, E, and K) ·synthesis of plasma proteins, such as albumin ·synthesis of clotting factors
Across the country, millions of Ghanaians are …
Zurak Cancer Foundation; a policy oriented and service delivery youth run non-governmental organization (NGO) providing innovative solutions to the cancer prevalence in the country through awareness, education and free screening programs in hard to reach communities and slums and Claron Health International; an innovative medical and preventive health insitution providing access to quality healthcare to the Ghanaian community signs a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in healthcare delivery in Ghana.
The partnership entails screenings for specific types of cancers including prostate, breast and cervical cancer. It also includes training programs for the Zurak Cancer Foundation team and health promotion services to create awareness on disease prevention in the Ghana. Over the years, Zurak Cancer Foundation has expressed much interested in integrating early detection and screening into health systems and invest in a skilled workforce to deliver early detection..
Both teams wil…