Lombok Hepatitis B Model Immunization Project: toward universal infant hepatitis B immunization in Indonesia.

@article{Ruff1995LombokHB,
  title={Lombok Hepatitis B Model Immunization Project: toward universal infant hepatitis B immunization in Indonesia.},
  author={Tilman A. Ruff and Dorota M. Gertig and Bozena Otto and Ian David Gust and Agustinus Sutanto and T I Soewarso and N Kandun and Ian C. Marschner and James E. Maynard},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1995},
  volume={171 2},
  pages={290-6}
}
The Lombok Hepatitis B (HB) Model Immunization Project was the first mass infant HB immunization project in Indonesia. Key aspects were the procurement of low-cost HB vaccine, integration into routine infant immunization services, and delivery of the first dose in the home within 1 week of birth. The project achieved > 90% coverage with 3 doses of vaccine. The prevalence of HB surface antigen was 1.4% in infants who received 3 doses (with the first dose within 7 days of birth) and 3.0% in those… CONTINUE READING

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