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Uganda to host first hepatitis B summit

The theme for this summit is: “Eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Africa; Implementing the viral hepatitis strategy.”

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Uganda to spearhead regional Hepatitis fight...

The health ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine,said it is hard for Uganda to consolidate gains against Hepatitis B with highly infected neighbours....

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Push to cure hepatitis B, a neglected disease...

Only one-in-10 people infected has taken the test, and only a handful of countries where the disease is most prevalent have ensured the vaccine's widespread...

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MP sues hospital over false Hepatitis B results...

Hepatitis B is an infection that causes scarring of organs, liver failure and cancer.

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Kamuli gets 100,000 doses of Hepatitis B...

They are only being released to health facilities that accounted of vaccines they received earlier this year

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Understanding the drastic drop in hepatitis...

The Uganda HIV/AIDS Sero-behavioral survey 2004-2005 showed that 1 in 10 adults (10%) in Uganda was infected with hepatitis B at the time

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Protect people living with HIV from Hepatitis...

A 2007 study on Virology and Clinical Management of Hepatitis B indicates that HIV positive people do not respond as well to Hepatitis B vaccination.

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Over 10% of Ugandans have Hepatitis B

Statistics from Ministry of Health show that Uganda is one of the countries most affected by Hepatitis B.

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How hepatitis B vaccine was stolen and sold...

"We have a falsified vaccine and we know how it was falsified and we have confirmed its potency is low and that the vaccine was damaged."

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Gov't to accredit private health centres...

Diana Atwine said hepatitis B is 100 times more infectious than HIV.

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