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Indonesian Government starts administering HBV Antivirus to prevent transmission of Hepatitis B from mother to child

Date: January 11, 2023 The Indonesian government will pilot the administration of HBV antivirals to pregnant women to prevent transmission of the hepatitis B virus from mother to child. Hepatitis B transmission from infected mothers to children is one of the causes of the high prevalence of hepatitis B in Indonesia. Based on 2013 Basic…

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Acute Hepatitis in Children 2022 : updated article

From October 2021 to February 2022, nine children, all at the Children’s of Alabama hospital, were identified with severe hepatitis of unknown origin. All were previously healthy and the CDC was notified in November. On 31 March 2022, Public Health Scotland (PHS) were notified of five children aged three-to-five-years that were diagnosed with severe hepatitis…

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TREAT Asia/Amfar policy brief : Expanded Access to Pediatric Dolutegravir

In light of recent U.S. and European regulatory approvals of a dispersible version of pediatric DTG, amfAR’s TREAT Asia program recommends steps that national HIV programs and advocacy groups can take in order to secure access to this medicine as quickly as possible. Read the brief in full here. Source:

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Webinar Post Pandemic : Emerging Hepatitis with Kimia Farma Diagnostika

On August 10, 2022, Yayasan Peduli Hati Bangsa together with Kimia Farma will hold a webinar on Hepatitis. Join this free webinar with the registration link: Don’t forget to get Hepatitis screening promos and other attractive prizes.

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National Children’s Day 2022

On National Children’s Day, we had the opportunity to participate in a series of screening (23 July 2022) and Hepatitis B vaccine activities (30 July 2022) at the Vincentius Putri Orphanage. This activity was facilitated by Budi Lukmanto Foundation. Of the total 90 children who should have been screened today, 2 were unable to be…