March 2014, Volume 64, Issue 3

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

1.002
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

1.082
H INDEX

46
SJR

0.23

Editorial

Preventing transmission of hepatitis C due to unsafe injections should be a priority for Pakistan

Arshad Altaf  , Selma Khamassi  , Sharaf Ali Shah

Pakistan has one of the highest burdens of hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) in the world. A national survey conducted in 2007 reported the prevalence of hepatitis C infection to be 4.8%,1 the highest among its neighboring countries. A conservative estimate

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