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Guidelines for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B and C Viral Infections in Kenya

Authors

Government Of Kenya ; Gastroenterology Society of Kenya

Abstract

Hepatitis is a general term referring to infl ammation of the liver. Viral hepatitis refers to hepatitis resulting from a variety of diff erent viruses such as Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. Chronic hepatitis remains a signifi cant health problem in Kenya; the region being classifi ed as a high prevalence zone. Morbidity and mortality rates are high and this is compounded by low disease awareness, absence of treatment protocol and the virulent nature of the disease itself.

Document details

ID:UH2030-85
Year:2016
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Document Type:Policy Documents
Health Topic:Clinical Guidelines
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