Publication
Title
Hepatitis B vaccination in Africa: mission accomplished?
Author
Abstract
Hepatitis B more than ever holds a prominent position among the most notorious infectious diseases on a global scale and remains an actual threat to the world population. However, not all countries or continents are equally affected. Sub-Saharan Africa for example is a high-endemic region, with carrier rates of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) 8% among certain population groups, representing a significant burden to the health and development of a number of societies.
Language
English
Source (journal)
The Southern African journal of epidemiology and infection. - Johannesburg
Publication
Johannesburg : 2008
ISSN
1015-8782
Volume/pages
23:1(2008), p. 24-28
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Last edited 21.10.2014
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