Published in Gastroenterology Week, December 13th, 2004
Cosponsored by both organizations, the China Rural Area Hepatitis B Prevention Education Project has resulted in the education of 2.37 million people living in rural China about hepatitis B, a chronic infection that may lead to liver disease and can result in a death rate of up to 50% in Chinese men who are infected with hepatitis B.
Since the program was initiated in 2002,...
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