Hepatitis B has long been recognized as hyperendemic among persons residing in the western Pacific.
Effective control strategies have not been described.
From December 1988 through October 1989, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) conducted a compaign to immunize children through age 6 years with three doses of hepatitis B (HB) vaccine.
In addition, HB vaccination was incorporated into the routine immunization schedule for all children born in FSM, with the first dose given to newborns.
Mots-clés Pascal : Programme sanitaire, Hépatite virale B, Immunoprotection, Prévention, Vaccination, Enfant, Homme, Micronésie, Océanie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Foie pathologie, Virose, Infection, Politique sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sanitary program, Immunoprotection, Prevention, Vaccination, Child, Human, Micronesia, Oceania, Digestive diseases, Hepatic disease, Viral disease, Infection, Health policy
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Code Inist : 002B05C02G. Création : 199406.