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Aparna Schweitzer, Manas K. Akmatov, Gérard Krause
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection continues to make a substantial contribution to the global burden of disease. The risk of developing chronic HBV is inversely related to the age at...
Mable Carole Tevi-Benissan et al.
Background Significant progress has been made to increase access to vaccines in Africa since the 1974 launch of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). Successes include the introduction of...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report highlights the achievements made in expanding access to vaccines in Africa and discusses some of the remaining challenges to achieving universal access to vaccines. The timing of this...
Messeret E. Shibeshi et al.
In seven southern African countries (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe), following implementation of a measles mortality reduction strategy starting in 1996,...