Viral hepatitis in the WHO South-East Asia Region
Other TitlesKnow it. Confront it. Hepatitis affects everyone, everywhere
AbstractThe document "Viral hepatitis in the WHO South-East Asia Region" highlights the high burden of viral hepatitis morbidity and mortality in the Region. It advocates for increasing community awareness and providing education on the issue, strengthening surveillance for viral hepatitis. It also emphasizes the importance of preventing viral hepatitis that is associated with injecting-drug use, protecting from infection through vaccination, preventing health-care associated viral hepatitis and improving screening, care and treatment for the disease.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2011). Viral hepatitis in the WHO South-East Asia Region. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206521