National Liver Foundation of Bangladesh is a not-for-profit organization established in April, 1999 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. This Organization is the first of its kind in Bangladesh which is dedicated to Prevention, Treatment, Education and Research on liver diseases with special emphasis on viral hepatitis. The foundation is the member of World Hepatitis Alliance since its inception.
Mission of the foundation: To raise mass public awareness on prevention of liver diseases, especially viral hepatitis. To create facilities for treatment of liver diseases with affordable cost and free for poor. To make advocacy and coordination with the Government & non government organizations regarding the issues of viral hepatitis and liver diseases. To establish a center of excellence for Prevention, Treatment, Education and Research on Liver diseases in Bangladesh
Vision of the foundation: To minimize the suffering of patients living with liver diseases. Reduce the disease burden to a negligible level and ensure treatment for all. Elimination of viral hepatitis in Bangladesh.
How we work: NOhep campaign among the common people at grass root level. Foundation raises voice against Stigma and Discrimination regarding viral hepatitis. Works against the Myths and Misconceptions about viral hepatitis. Generate fund for free treatment of disadvantaged young viral hepatitis patients. Organize the Regional Hepatitis Days for decentralization of awareness programmes. Launched the first Bengali Hepatitis awareness Apps (Hepatitis : Janun ebong valo thakun) know Hepatitis & Stay well. Conducts free hepatitis B screening and vaccination of orphan children of Government children homes. Created Zakat Fund for treatment of underprivileged young individuals and children affected by hepatitis B and C. Free hepatitis B and C screening of pregnant woman and provide hepatitis B Immunoglobulin and vaccine to newborns of hepatitis B positive mothers. Making Hospital for Liver Diseases at Divisional Headquarter, Sylhet.
August 8, 2016
National Liver Foundation of Bangladesh observed World Hepatitis Day 2016 in Bangladesh on July 28, 2016. The National L... Read more