KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF HEPATITIS B AMONG STUDENTS OF A PUBLIC SECTOR UNIVERSITY

@inproceedings{Ghouri2015KNOWLEDGEAA,
  title={KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF HEPATITIS B AMONG STUDENTS OF A PUBLIC SECTOR UNIVERSITY},
  author={Aslam Aziz Ghouri and Soniha Aslam and Yasmeen S. Iqbal and Assadulah Shah},
  year={2015}
}
Hepatitis B is the foremost public health problem around the world eating up the major portion of health resources. The increasing prevalence is a constant threat to our community as it is an important cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular 1-3 carcinoma resulting in significant morbidity and mortality . Hepatitis B infection is prevalent worldwide, with a probable 2 billion people affected, of whom more than 350 million are chronic carriers. About 700000 die each year from HBV linked 4… CONTINUE READING

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