Australia is not on track to meet local or global targets regarding chronic hepatitis B. Although treatment has prevented about 2,300 deaths in Australia between 2000 and 2017, only 8.7% of the estimated 221,420 people living with chronic hepatitis B in 2017 were receiving treatment, Victorian research shows. This number is less than one third ...
HBV eradication targets: can Australia still meet them?
By Mardi Chapman
22 Aug 2019