Kinmen Daily Global Information Network – blood test for B and C hepatitis

draw bloodHepatitis B and C tested with courtesy

release date:2023/04/30


Reported by Chen Guanlin/Jinhu.


In order to continue to encourage the public to take the initiative to participate in the screening, the Kinmen County Health Bureau has launched a screening reward activity of “Douzhen blood test for liver B and C, and everyone is healthy.” ” or “Hepatitis B, C screening” qualifications, from now until November 30, 2012, bring your health insurance card to the county’s adult preventive health care service medical institutions, and those who complete the two screenings can get “ Supermarket Commodity Card 200 Yuan”, only complete one of the items can get a “super value gift”, the quantity is limited, while supplies last.
According to the Health Bureau, more than half of the top ten causes of death in the country published by the National Health Service in the past 110 years are related to chronic diseases, especially heart, cerebrovascular, hypertensive diseases, diabetes, nephropathy, and nephropathy syndrome. These diseases have no special symptoms in the early stage. However, there are common risk factors, such as: abdominal obesity, blood pressure, blood lipids, blood sugar, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (good cholesterol), etc., and among these 5 risk factors, if 3 items (including ) above, is suffering from metabolic syndrome, and the subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia is 2 to 6 times higher than that of the general public; in addition, the analysis of the top ten causes of death “liver cancer” ranks second as the cause of cancer death Nearly 80% of them are related to infection with hepatitis B and C viruses, which poses a huge threat to public health.
The Health Bureau stated that in order to maintain public health, early detection and treatment of chronic diseases, the National Health Department of the Ministry of Health and Welfare provides free adult preventive health care services (health checks), aged 40 to 64 once every 3 years, 65 years old and above 35 years old Polio patients and aborigines over 55 years old once a year; the other 45 to 79 years old (40 to 79 years old for aborigines) can have free hepatitis B and C screening once in life.
According to statistics from the Health Bureau, from September 2010 to present in Kinmen County, 35 people were found to be positive for hepatitis C virus through adult preventive healthcare screenings for hepatitis B and C. The patients were treated with the “Hepatitis C oral new drug” paid by the health insurance, and the results were good; The drug has few side effects, a short course of treatment, and a high cure rate. As long as the viral load of the hepatitis C screening result is positive, regardless of whether there is liver fibrosis, the drug fee of about 180,000 yuan will be paid in full by the national health insurance. The Health Bureau calls on the public to pay attention to a balanced diet (less oil, less salt, less sugar, and high fiber) and to develop a regular exercise pattern. They can also make good use of free screening resources, subsidize adult preventive health care services and Hepatitis B and C screening once in life, regularly check the changes in blood test items related to chronic diseases, master your own health status, early detection of diseases, early treatment, and stay away from the threat of three high-level chronic diseases and liver disease, liver cirrhosis, and liver cancer.

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