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Can adults with certain indications or medical
conditions receive the Hepatitis B vaccine?

By: Peduli Hati Bangsa TeamDate: September 7, 2023 Hepatitis B is a virus that can be prevented with a vaccine. Hepatitis B vaccine is currently not only recommended for children, but also for adults who have not been infected with Hepatitis B and want to get protection against Hepatitis B. In 2021, the Indonesian Association…

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Hepatitis C cure leads to gradual improvement of depression for people with HIV

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) is relatively common among some subpopulations who are co-infected with HIV. HCV can be cured in more than 95% of people with the use of potent combinations of drugs such as the following: Chronic viral infections such as HCV and HIV can cause excess inflammation and activation of the immune…

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Capacity Strengthening for 40 Correctional Facilities Officials in Communicable Disease Response.

Jakarta, 23-25 Agustus 2023 Capacity Strengthening for 40 Correctional Facilities Officials in Communicable Disease Response. Opening remarks by Elly Yuzar (Director of Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Directorate General of Correctional Facilities). Facilitators:

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World Hepatitis Day 2023 Series

On 31 July 2023, we held a Hepatitis B & C screening and Capacity Building for key populations (specifically former drug users) in Central Java, to optimize the prevention, treatment, and care of the Viral Hepatitis in Indonesia. This activity was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia (Hepatitis…

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The Asia-Pacific Region Has the World’s Highest Burden of Hepatitis B

August 4, 2023 In a global health emergency that gets little attention, roughly 300 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and 820,000 died of HBV-related complications in 2019 alone. The Asia-Pacific region bears the highest overall burden of HBV, with 59% of those living with chronic HBV, 26% of…