Hepatitis in Africa

  • WHO- Hepatitis
    Links to information and resources about Hepatitis provided by the World Health Organization.
  • Hepatitis in Southern Africa- NIV
    A brief report of the Hepatitis Unit of the South African research group, NIV, describing the characteristics of Hepatitis viruses and incidence in southern Africa.
    Nepnet- Hepatitis Information Network
    HepNet is a website of information and news about viral causes of Hepatitis operated by the Canadian-based organization Hepatits Information Network.
  • CDC-Viral Hepatitis Home Page
    The CDC's Viral Hepatitis Home Page offers brief overviews of hepatitis A-E and also provides links to more detailed information regarding each strand, including treatment, prevention and background information.
  • Parasitic Disease Found in Africa
    List of various parasitic diseases found in Africa, transmitted by contaminated water, food, dirty hands.
  • Hepatitis
    This is part of University of South Carolina's MBIM Microbiology and Immunology On-Line resource. There is information about the epidemiology, immunology, diagnosis and effects of hepatitis B, C, D and G as well as microscopic images of the viruses and graphs of its progression.
  • Infections Associated with HIV
    This website from the HIV Insite Center for HIV Information from the University of California San Fransisco provides links to information about numerous secondary bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections often associated with HIV/AIDS.
  • 2002 STD Treatment Guidelines
    This site provides a link to the 2002 guidelines for treating a variety of STDs, including HIV/AIDS, syphilis, gonorrhea, genital warts and hepatitis A, B and C. These guidelines also include background information on these diseases and how they can be diagnosed and prevented.
  • American Liver Foundation
    This site provides links to informative articles about Hepatitis A, B and C directed at various audiences. The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the United States' largest nonprofit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by hepatitis and other liver-related disease.
  • Euroliver Foundation- Hepatitis Information Website
    The Euroliver Foundation, based in Belgium, has established this website to provide information about various forms of Hepatitis.
  • MedlinePlus- Hepatitis
    Medline Plus, a service of the National Institutes of Health, provides basic information about viral Hepatitis, incidence, symptoms, treatment, prevention and support groups.
  • Hepatitis Chart
    This chart, provided by UCI Medical Center of UC- Irvine, is a nice reference for comparison of the various forms of Hepatitis.
  • MDtravelhealth.com- Hepatitis A
    Information and links about Hepatitis A for physicians and travelers. Content updated regularly. (Site also contains information pages for Hep B, C and E).
  • Medical Microbology Chapter 70 Hepatitis Viruses
    This is a chapter from a Medical Microbiology text edited by Samuel Baron on the University of Texas Medical Branch website. The text book chapter by Arie J. Zuckerman has information on the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, diagnosis and structure of differnt types of hepatitis.
  • Screening Blood Donations for Hepatitis C in Central Africa: Analysis of a Risk - & Cost-based Decision Tree (Article)
    This article is written by Nicole Cancre, MD, et.al. is published in "Medical Decision Making" journal in 1999.
  • HIV/AIDS Studies, Africa
    Various documents and websites on HIV/AIDS in Africa.