CCIC Provider Education: Hepatitis B in Immigrant Populations - The Need for Improved Testing, Vaccination and Ongoing Care

CCIC Provider Education: Hepatitis B in Immigrant Populations - The Need for Improved Testing, Vaccination and Ongoing Care

Mar 20 2019

During this presentation, Dr. Janine Young, Medical Director of the Denver Health Refugee Clinic, discussed key health concerns in refugee and immigrant populations, including hepatitis B. Dr. Young provided an overview of the epidemiology of hepatitis B and the importance of hepatitis B testing, vaccination, and treatment. She also reviewed strategies to improve screening and vaccination for refugees to ensure a healthy transition from abroad. 

This presentation:
  • Described the epidemiology of hepatitis B in immigrant populations.
  • Discusses hepatitis B screening and vaccination approaches for refugees overseas and at US arrival.
  • Reviewed strategies to improve hepatitis B screening and vaccination in immigrant populations.

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