This year marks the fifth year that Hepatitis B Free has been working in the Oro Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG). From the 23rd to 29th of July 2017, a team of six volunteers including doctors, nurses and a medical student, returned to the region to run clinics for vaccination and community health needs.Continue reading Back in Papua New Guinea: July 2017 medical trip (pt. 1)
This year, WHO is focusing on the theme “Hepatitis-free future” highlighting new recommendations to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B and the importance of maintaining essential hepatitis services in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. You can find the WHO campaign website at https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hepatitis-day/2020 with key messages, campaign materials in WHO’s 6 official languages.
HBF with clinic nurses in the Kingdom of Tonga By David Hilmers – Chief Medical Officer To all of our supporters: The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected each of our lives, whether we have suffered from infection or not. Many of us have a friend or family member who has been ill from the virus,Continue reading May, 2020 Hepatitis B Free Update