Dying Unaware: Race to rescue “the missing millions” from hepatitis in Nigeria

Samples of blood taken for hepatitis screening at EpiConsult Diagnostics Centre in Abuja. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

Dying of viral hepatitis in Africa is becoming a bigger threat than dying of AIDS, malaria or tuberculosis, says the World Health Organisation (WHO). Yet hepatitis does not usually get the awareness and funding it deserves.

It’s time for this to change.

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We use informed advocacy and communication to influence health policy and seek better health and access to healthcare in Nigeria. nigeriahealthwatch.com

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We use informed advocacy and communication to influence health policy and seek better health and access to healthcare in Nigeria. nigeriahealthwatch.com

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