Hepatitis B Therapy as HIV Prevention in Africa: A Case Series From Zambia

Vinikoor, M. J., Sinkala, E., Chihota, B., Kanunga, A. and Wandeler, G.

In East and Southern Africa, where 5% to 10% have chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection remains unacceptably high. This introduces challenges and opportunities for implementation of HBV care and treatment. We now describe new HIV diagnoses made within an HBV monoinfection cohort in Zambia and their relevance to broader HBV policy implementation.

April 12, 2019
Year of publication
2019
Resource types
Journal and research articles
Countries
Tags
hepatitis B, HIV prevention strategies, HIV-HBV co-infection

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