Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections among female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Lebanon: Prevalence, risk behaviour and immune status Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hepacivirus
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B virus
  • Hepatitis C
  • Homosexuality, Male
  • Sex Work

abstract

  • Our results highlight the urgent need to raise awareness among FSW and MSM and their health care providers of the availability and benefits of HBV vaccination in Lebanon. In addition, and due to the absence of vaccines against HCV and HIV, education programs aiming at behavioural changes should be intensified.

publication date

  • May 30, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1071/SH10080

PubMed ID

  • 21592438

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 229

end page

  • 33

volume

  • 8

number

  • 2