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Expert Calls For Enlightenment On Hepatitis B in Nigeria
Sept 22 - A gastroenterologist, Dr Olutoyin Asaolu, has called for enlightenment and collaboration among stakeholders in order to reduce the burden of Hepatitis B in the country of Nigeria. Read more.
Australian Govt Called to Act on Hepatitis Death Rate
Sept 22 – Hepatitis Australia, which represents the half a million Australians with viral hepatitis, has called for immediate government intervention to prevent a "tidal wave" of life-threatening liver disease. Read more.
Spreading Fast: Lack of Treatment Drug Leaves Patients Helpless Against Hepatitis
Sept 22 - Patients in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan are suffering due to a shortage of quality interferon, a medicine used to treat viral hepatitis. Read more.
Involvement of the Host DNA-Repair Enzyme TDP2 in Formation of the Covalently Closed Circular DNA Persistence Reservoir of Hepatitis B Viruses
Sept 22 – Scientists from the recent 2014 international Meeting, Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses, published a new paper in PNAS, the official journal of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences! Read more.
Hep B United Issues Recommendations on HHS Action Plan
Aug 18 – Hep B United released a blueprint report highlighting recommendations on how local coalitions and federal agencies can collaborate to further the goals identified in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services?(HHS) Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Read more.
Hepatitis B Foundationís Joan Block Honored at White House
Aug 4 – In commemoration of World Hepatitis Day, the White House recognized and honored leadership efforts to combat viral hepatitis. HBF is proud to announce co–founder and executive director, Joan Block, a recipient of this prestigious award! Read more.
Journal for American Association of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) Publishes HBF Clinical Algorithm
June 5 - This article represents the last major primary care journal that has published the Hepatitis B Foundation’s clinical algorithm for the screening, evaluation and monitoring of hepatitis B in the primary care setting. The other journals include J. of Family Practice, American J. Medicine, The Female Patient, and J. of Nurse Practitioners. Read more.
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