Messi promotes hepatitis C treatment in Egypt

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 23 Feb 2017 09:32:40


ARGENTINIAN football star Lionel Messi was in Egypt as the face of an initiative to promote the North African country as a medical tourism destination for hepatitis C patients. A blood-borne viral disease, hepatitis C is highly prevalent in Egypt.


“Medication against hepatitis C saves lives, let’s put an end to the waiting lists,” the Barcelona FC superstar said on his official Facebook page.