Viral hepatitis and HIV in Africa.

  title={Viral hepatitis and HIV in Africa.},
  author={A A Modi and Jordan J Feld},
  journal={AIDS reviews},
  volume={9 1},
With increasing access to antiretroviral therapy across sub-Saharan Africa, progress is finally being made in combating the devastating HIV epidemic. As HIV-infected individuals live longer, the effects of coinfection with chronic hepatitis B and C will likely become an increasingly relevant issue. Indeed, HIV adversely affects the natural history of HBV and HCV, both of which are endemic across the African continent, Issues ranging from appropriate diagnostic testing to prevention and… CONTINUE READING