THE BURDEN OF HEPATITIS B AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CARE (ANC) SERVICES IN JUBA TEACHING HOSPITAL (JTH)-JUBA SOUTH SUDAN
Hepatitis B Virus disease is a major health problem world-wide which causes annual deaths of about 1-34 million indicating that death toll due to Hepatitis B disease is on the rise. It is an infection of the liver that can be self-limiting or if not treated can progress to fibrosis, cirrhosis (scaring) and possibly liver cancer (Hepatocellular carcinoma).
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