Hepatitis B Outreach Among South Asian Communities
Hepatitis B is endemic in South Asia and highly impacts people of South Asian origin in the United States. Panelists will share efforts to eliminate hepatitis B inequities among South Asian communities in the U.S. including programs to raise awareness, education, provide viral hepatitis screening, vaccination and referral services.
Hepatitis B outreach Among South Asian Communities; Shaili Ghandi, Adeeba Khan and Mohammed Saiful Islam
The State of Hepatitis B
Nearly 300 million people around the world, including up to 2.4 million in the United States, are living with chronic hepatitis B infection, and a majority remain undiagnosed. Effective strategies are underway to address hepatitis B inequities. Panelists discuss the implications of the updated prevalence of hepatitis B, successful programs and the way forward to reach global elimination goals.
Updates in the Prevalence of Chronic HBV in the United States; Robert Wong
Global Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis B; Funmi Lesi
Role of Civil Society & Communities in Driving Elimination; Su Wang