Aiming at the Global Elimination of Viral Hepatitis: Challenges Along the Care Continuum

@inproceedings{Heffernan2018AimingAT,
  title={Aiming at the Global Elimination of Viral Hepatitis: Challenges Along the Care Continuum},
  author={Alastair Heffernan and Elizabeth Wayland Barber and Nicola Ashley Cook and Asmaa Ibrahim Gomaa and Yolande Xanthe Rocille Harley and Christopher Robert Jones and Aaron G Lim and Zameer Mohamed and Shevanthi Nayagam and Gibril Ndow and Rajiv J. Shah and Mark Wayne Sonderup and Catherine Wendy Spearman and Imam Waked and Robert J Wilkinson and S. D. Taylor-Robinson},
  booktitle={Open forum infectious diseases},
  year={2018}
}
A recent international workshop, organized by the authors, analyzed the obstacles facing the ambitious goal of eliminating viral hepatitis globally. We identified several policy areas critical to reaching elimination targets. These include providing hepatitis B birth-dose vaccination to all infants within 24 hours of birth, preventing the transmission of blood-borne viruses through the expansion of national hemovigilance schemes, implementing the lessons learned from the HIV epidemic regarding… CONTINUE READING
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