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Afolabi, I.B., Aremu, A.B., Maidoki, L.A. et al. Dynamics of Hepatitis B infection prevention practices among pregnant women attending antenatal care at Lubaga Hospital Kampala, Uganda using the constructs of information-motivation-behavioural skills modelBMC Public Health 22, 2243 (2022). 

Kazmi, S.K., Khan, F.M.A., Natoli, V., Hunain, R., Islam, Z., Costa, A.C.D.S., Ahmad, S., Essar, M.Y. Viral Hepatitis Amidst COVID-19 in Africa: Implications and Recommendations. Journal of Medical Virology. 2022 Jan; 94(1):7-10. 

Thompson, P., Morgan, C.E., Ngimbi, P., Mwandagalirwa, K., Ravelomanana, N.L.R., Tabala, M. et al. Arresting Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus (AVERT-HBV) in Pregnant Women & Their Neonates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Feasibility Study. Lancet. 2021 Nov; 9(11):E1600-E1609.

Tonen-Wolyec, S., Djang’eing’a, R. M., Batina-Agasa, S., Tshilumba, C.K., Masidi, J.M., Hayette, M.P., & Belec, L. Self-Testing for HIV, HBV, and HCV Using Finger-Stick Whole-Blood Multiplex Immunochromatographic Rapid Test: A Pilot Feasibility Study in Sub-Saharan Africa. Plos ONE. 2021.

Tousignant, N. Filtering Inequality: Screening and Knowledge in Senegal’s Topography of Hepatitis B Care. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 2021. 

Kinfe, H., Sendo, E.G., Gebremedhin, K.B. Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Factors Associated with Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Pregnant Women Presented to Antenatal Care Clinics at Adigrat General Hospital in Northern EthiopiaInternational Journal of Women's Health. 2021 Jan; 2021(13).

Jones, P., Soler, J., Solle, N.S., Martin, P., Kobetz, E. A Mixed-Methods Approach to Understanding Perceptions of Hepatitis B and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Among Ethnically Diverse Black Communities in South Florida. Cancer Causes & Control. 2020 Dec; 31(12).

Gupta, N., Desalegn, H., Ocama, P., et al. Converging Pandemics: Implications of COVID-19 for the Viral Hepatitis Response in Sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020; 5(7).

Freeland, C., Bodor, S., Perera, U., Cohen, C. Barriers to Hepatitis B Screening and Prevention for African Immigrant Populations in the United States: A Qualitative Study. Viruses. 2020; 12(305).

Graber-Stiehl, I. The Silent Epidemic Killing More People Than HIV, Malaria or TB. Nature. 2018 Dec 5; 564(24).

Chandrasekar, E., Song, S., Johnson, M., Harris, A.M., Kaufman, G.I., Freedman, D., Quinn, M.T., Kim, K.E. A Novel Strategy to Increase Identification of African-Born People With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the Chicago Metropolitan Area, 2012-2014. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 Sep 1; 13(E118).

Shankar, H., Blanas, D., Bichoupan, K., Ndiaye, D., Carmody, E., Martel-Laferriere, V., Culpepper-Morgan, J., Dieterich, D.T., Branch, A.D., Bekele, M., Nichols, K., Perumalswami, P.V. A Novel Collaborative Community-Based Hepatitis B Screening and Linkage to Care Program for African Immigrants. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 1; 62(4):S289-97.

Apata, I.W., Averhoff, F., Pitman, J., Bjork, A., Yu, J., Amin, N.A., Dhingra, N., Kolwaite, A., Marfin, A.; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Progress Toward Prevention of Transfusion-Transmitted Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Infection — Sub-Saharan Africa, 2000–2011. MMWR 2014; 63:613-9.

Frambo, A.A., Atashili, J., Fon, P.N., Ndumbe, P.M.. Prevalence of HBsAg and Knowledge About Hepatitis B in Pregnancy in the Buea Health District, Cameroon: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Res Notes. 2014 Jun 25; 7(394).