Pattern of Viral Hepatitis in Ondo State, Nigeria
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Impact of hepatitis elimination programs on the current prevalence of viral hepatitis in Ondo State, Nigeria
Summary and objectives
Main Objective: To study the pattern of viral hepatitis in Ondo state, Nigeria as a way to determine how far we have gone with elimination.
Content of our program: Medical outreach including awareness on viral hepatitis, Viral hepatitis Screening and referral.
Target: To determine the impact of the various elimination strategies.
Accomplishment: We found the current prevalence of viral hepatitis in Ondo State Nigeria for Hepatitis C Virus as 1% and that of Hepatitis B Virus as 5.4%.
Program's challenge: Inability to determine the prevalence among age group younger than 10 years in Ondo State, Nigeria.