February 2013, Volume 63, Issue 2

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

Hepatitis B and C: Prevention is better than cure

Ambreen Arif

The World Health Organization has estimated that the global burden of hepatitis B and C is 4.3 million and 800, 000 persons respectively each year in Eastern Mediterranean Region alone contributing to 2% deaths secondary to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.1

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