Saturday , October 16 2021

They are launching a pilot screening program for hepatitis B in pregnant women



Healthcare O & # 39; Higgins together with the seremi area, municipal corporation and regional hospital launched a pilot program Hepatitis B in pregnant women belonging to Family Health Center No. 2 Rancagua.

According to the authorities, the initiative aims to fill the gap existing in the mothers, because it is one of the diseases that can be transmit vertically during pregnancy.

"The effectiveness of good research or good treatment from pregnancy, reduces almost infiltration with childrenThat is why this pilot, who is second in the whole country, we hope that he will have very good results, "he said. Seremi de Salud – O & # 39; Higgins, Rafael Borgoño.

For its part, Director (s) of health care, Fabio López, commented on "by the Regional Hospital in Rancagua, the exams will be processed. "

According to the authorities, the idea is that place to managers at the national level so that they can give more funds for the treatment of this disease.


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