Global prevalence, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis B virus infection in 2016: a modelling study.

  title={Global prevalence, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis B virus infection in 2016: a modelling study.},
  author={Devin Razavi-Shearer and Ivane Gamkrelidze and Mindie H Nguyen and Ds Chen and Patrick Van Damme and Zaffar Abbas and Maheeba Abdulla and Antoine Abou Rached and Danjuma Adda and Inka Aho and Ulus Salih Akarca and Fuad Hasan and Faryal Al Lawati and Khalid Al Naamani and Hamad Ibrahim Al-Ashgar and Seyed Moayed Alavian and Sameer Alawadhi and Augustin Albillos and Said A. Al-Busafi and Soo Aleman and Faleh Z. Alfaleh and Abdulrahman A Aljumah and Anil Chandra Anand and Nguyen Thu Hien Anh and Joop E A Arends and Perttu Arkkila and Kostas P Athanasakis and Abate Bane and Ziv Z Ben-Ari and Thomas Berg and Abdul Rahman N Bizri and Sarah Blach and Carlos E. Mello and Samantha M. Brandon and Bisi Bright and Philip Bruggmann and Maurizia Rossana Brunetto and Maria Buti and Henry Lik-Yuen Chan and Asad Rehman Chaudhry and Rong-Nan Chien and Moon Seok Choi and Peer Brehm Christensen and Chuang Wl and Vladimir Chulanov and Mette Rye Clausen and Massimo Colombo and Markus Cornberg and Benjamin Campbell Cowie and Antonio Crax{\`i} and Esther Croes and Diego Cuellar and Christie Cunningham and Hailemichael Desalegn and Sylvia Dra{\vz}ilov{\'a} and Ann-Sofi Duberg and Steve S Egeonu and Manal Hamdy El-Sayed and Chris Estes and Karolin Falconer and Maria Lucia G. Ferraz and Paulo Victor Rodriguez Ferreira and Robert Flisiak and Sona Frankova and Giovanni Battista Gaeta and J. Garc{\'i}a-samaniego and Jordan Genov and Jan Gerstoft and Adrian Eugen Goldis and Ilias Gountas and R. Gray and M{\'a}rio Guimar{\~a}es Pess{\^o}a and Behzad Hajarizadeh and Angelos Hatzakis and Christophe H{\'e}zode and Sayed M Himatt and Andy Hoepelman and Irena Hrsti{\'c} and Yee-Tak T Hui and Petr Husa and Rohani Jahis and Naveed Z Janjua and Peter Jar{\vc}u{\vs}ka and J{\'o}zef Jaroszewicz and Sebahattin Kaymakoğlu and David Kershenobich and Loreta A Kondili and Aliya Konysbekova and Mel Krajden and Pavol Kristian and Wim Laleman and Wai-cheung C Lao and Jen Layden and Jeffrey V Lazarus and M.-H. Lee and Valentina Liakina and Young Suk Lim and Ching-kong K Loo and Boris Bari{\vs}i{\'c} Igor Luk{\vs}i{\'c} and Reza Malekzadeh and Abraham O. Malu and Adkhamjon Mamatkulov and Michael P. Manns and Rui Tato Marinho and Mojca Maticic and Stefan Mauss and Muhammad Saleem Memon and Maria C.Mendes Correa and Nah{\'u}m M{\'e}ndez-S{\'a}nchez and St{\'e}phane Merat and Ammal M. Metwally and Rosmawati Mohamed and Jacques E. Mokhbat and Cristina C{\'a}mara Moreno and Jo{\"e}l Mossong and Fadi H Mourad and Beat M{\"u}llhaupt and Kimberly Murphy and Erkin Musabaev and Arif Amir Nawaz and Helen Nde and Francesco Negro and Alexander Nersesov and Van Thuy Nguyen and Richard Njouom and R{\'e}novat Ntagirabiri and Zuridin S Nurmatov and Solomon A. Obekpa and Ponsiano Ocama and Stephen Oguche and Ogu Omede and Casimir Omuemu and Ohene K. Opare-Sem and Christopher Kenneth Opio and Necati {\"O}rmeci and George V. Papatheodoridis and Ken Pasini and V. V. Sudnischikov and Hossein Poustchi and Tran Dai Quang and Huma Qureshi and Abdulrasul Ramji and Kathryn Razavi-Shearer and Berhane Redae and Hendrik W Reesink and Cielo Yaneth Rios and Gabriela Rjaskova and Sara Robbins and Lewis R. Roberts and Stuart K. Roberts and S. D. Ryder and Rifaat Safadi and Olga Sagalova and Riina Salupere and Faisal M Sanai and Juan Francisco S{\'a}nchez-{\'A}vila and Vivek Saraswat and Christoph Sarrazin and James D. Schmelzer and Ivan Schreter and Julia Scott and Carole Seguin-Devaux and Samir Shah and Ala I Sharara and Manik Sharma and Gamal Elsayed Shiha and Tesia Shin and Wolfgang Sievert and Jan {\vS}perl and Peter St{\"a}rkel and Catherine AM Stedman and Vana Sypsa and F. Tacke and Soek Siam Tan and Junko Tanaka and Krzysztof Tomasiewicz and Petr Urb{\'a}nek and Adriaan van der Meer and Hans Van Vlierberghe and Stefano Vella and Adriana Vince and Yasir Waheed and Ingy Waked and Noreen Walsh and Nina Weis and Vincent Wai-Sun Wong and Joseph Woodring and C{\'e}sar Yaghi and Hwai I. Yang and Chung-Lin Yang and Kakharman I. Yesmembetov and Ayman Yosry and Man Fung Yuen and Muhammed Aasim Yusuf and Graham R Foster and Hengam Razavi},
  journal={The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology},
  volume={3 6},
BACKGROUND The 69th World Health Assembly approved the Global Health Sector Strategy to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. Although no virological cure exists for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, existing therapies to control viral replication and prophylaxis to minimise mother-to-child transmission make elimination of HBV feasible. We aimed to estimate the national, regional, and global prevalence of HBsAg in the general population and in the population aged 5 years in 2016, as well as… CONTINUE READING

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