Viral hepatitis mapping – local prevalence and treatment uptake

The Viral Hepatitis Mapping Project: National Report 2017 is now available to download or order as a hard copy. Covering data from 2017, the report provides updated estimates broken down by geographic area, including:

  • Chronic hepatitis B prevalence, immunisation coverage, monitoring and treatment uptake, including newly revised region-specific estimates of prevalence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
  • Chronic hepatitis C prevalence and treatment uptake, with adjustments to account for people in correctional facilities
  • Liver cancer incidence in relation to chronic hepatitis B and C prevalence and other risk factors

The Viral Hepatitis Mapping Project is a joint initiative between the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis – The Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Visit the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine  to download copy. For more information see the Chronic Hepatitis B health pathway.

 

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