The Iowa Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan 2012-2016, August 26, 2014

(2014) The Iowa Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan 2012-2016, August 26, 2014. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Since the creation of the first viral hepatitis plan in 2004 several documents and advancements have been released that help Iowa plan and prioritize this revision of our hepatitis plan. The Institute of Medicine report identified that current approach to the prevention and control of chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C is not working. As a remedy, the IOM recommends increased knowledge and awareness about chronic viral hepatitis among health care providers, social service providers, and the public; improved surveillance for hepatitis B and hepatitis C; and better integration of viral hepatitis services.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Hepatitis, Healthcare, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
ID Code: 22266
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 06 Jun 2016 14:59
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2016 14:59
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22266