Be Free From Hepatitis And Avoid Liver Disease - Nigeria

Be Free From Hepatitis And Avoid Liver Disease - Nigeria

Virus targets
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Type
Elimination
Setting
Sub-National
Phase
Active
Health outcomes
Mortality
Prevalence
WHO region
African Region
Target goal
Country
Nigeria
Key interventions
Blood safety
Community mobilization
Hep B birth-dose vaccination
Injection safety and infection control
Persons who inject drugs: Syringe service program(s)
Prevention mother-child transmission
Strategic data analysis
Screening and diagnosis
Treatment (direct or referral)
Target population
Adolescents (10 - 19 years of age)
Adults
All ages
Blood transfusion recipients
Children (> one year < 10 years of age)
Household contact(s)
Infants (less than one year of age)
Newborn (born in last 30 days)
Occupations with possible exposure
Pregnant women
Sexual contact(s)
Performance target
Blood safety
Care cascade: HBV testing
Care cascade: HCV testing
HBV prevention of mother to child transmission
Hepatitis B vaccination coverage
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Summary and objectives

Objective: To achieve a zero percent prevalence rate of people with hepatitis B and C infection in the rural communities through advocacy, routine screening vaccination, proper treatment and follow up care.

This program was started in 2016. IDOFED Community Initiative is a civil-society organization. 

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