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Accelerating the elimination of viral hepatitis: a Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology Commission.

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Viral hepatitis is a major public health threat and a leading cause of death worldwide. Annual mortality from viral hepatitis is similar to that of other major infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis. Highly effective prevention measures and treatments have made the global elimination of viral hepatitis a realistic goal, endorsed by all WHO member states. Ambitious targets call for a global reduction in hepatitis-related mortality of 65% and a 90% reduction in new infections by 2030....

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2468-1253(18)30270-x

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0000-0002-1531-5983
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
135-184
Publication date:
2019-01-08
Acceptance date:
2018-08-13
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EISSN:
2468-1253
Pmid:
30647010
Source identifiers:
969291
Language:
English
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2019-08-15

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