Hepatitis B special initiative

Stop it

Hepatitis B can be prevented though vaccination. View resources on implementing birth dose vaccination and strengthening routine immunization. A section on training, communication and assessment tools has been added and will be further developed.

Country Resource and Experiences

Links to resources

Training, Communication and Assessment Tools

Immunizing Children Against Hepatitis B A Training Module For Doctors, Nurses, and Other Immunization Providers
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Key References

Cui F, Li L, Hadler SC, Wanga F, Zhenga H, Chena Y, Gonga X, Hutin YJ, Cairns KL, Liang X, Yang W. Factors associated with effectiveness of the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine in China: 1992–2005. Vaccine. 2010;28(37):5973-8