Dr Harsh Vardhan launches operational guidelines for integration of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with NPCDCS

Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has launched the operational guidelines for integration of NAFLD (Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease) with NPCDCS (National Programme for Prevention & Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke)  on Monday.

Harsh Vardhan said, Globally, NASH caused 40 lakh prevalent cases of compensated cirrhosis in 1990, which increased to 94 lakh cases in 2017.”Accordingly, doable actions have been identified with main focus on health promotion and prevention of common NCDs which would also specifically cater to the identified needs of NAFLD.”

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