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Sustainable development goals for HBV elimination in South Africa: Challenges, progress, and the road ahead

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International Sustainable Development Goals set ambitious elimination targets for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection by 2030. We here set out to review barriers, challenges and opportunities for progress towards these goals, with a particular focus on South Africa. Although many African populations still have a high prevalence of HBV infection (defined as ≥8%), interventions and planning have been hampered by limited data. The majority of HBV infections (>90%...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4036-4269
Publisher:
In House Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
South African Gastroenterology Review Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-25
Publication date:
2019-01-01
ISSN:
1812-1659
Source identifiers:
1038277
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Pubs id:
pubs:1038277
UUID:
uuid:4728b951-7e40-48a5-af70-de4649c500a7
Local pid:
pubs:1038277
Deposit date:
2019-08-12

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