TITLE

National Hepatitis B Initiative for Asian Americans/Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/15/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 18, p503
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the strategic plan created by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services along with members of the National Task Force on Hepatitis B Expert Panel to address the impact of chronic hepatitis B on several minority groups. The plan is titled Goals and Strategies to Address Chronic Hepatitis B in Asian Americans/Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders. These populations are said to have the highest rates of chronic hepatitis B among all ethnic groups in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
40513853

 

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