#PODCAST: Calls for more testing and education - especially in rural areas - as today marks #WorldHepatitisDay

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - The Hepatitis Foundation South Africa hopes to educate more people in the country about the disease, as today marks "World Hepatitis Day". Under the theme "find the missing millions", organisations globally are trying to find and treat the 290 million people living with viral hepatitis, undiagnosed. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that can cause a range of health problems and can be fatal. There are five main strains of the virus, referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. In this week's Medical Monitor, Newsbreak's Tashlan Naidoo spoke to founder Tiara Deans...