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Hepatitis B Virus-related Liver Disease Burden in South Asia

Abhijit Chowdhury

Citation Information : Chowdhury A. Hepatitis B Virus-related Liver Disease Burden in South Asia. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2011; 1 (2):44-46.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1011

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Hepatitis B is major health concern globally, specially in the Asia-Pacific region. The virus results in countless premature mortalities and greater number of morbidities. While the scientific community is more focused toward HBV-related liver disease burden, the toll of this virus on our economies remain largely undermine. Proper planning and active participation of the government machinery and decision makers are vital to the best utilization of resources of our resource-constrained countries for the implementing best possible measures against hepatitis B.

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