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- ItemMother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus in sub-Saharan Africa : time to act(Elsevier, 2015-07) Andersson, Monique I.; Rajbhandari, R.; Kew, M. C.; Vento, S.; Preiser, Wolfgang; Hoepelman, A. I.; Theron, G.; Cotton, Mark F.; Cohn, J.; Glebe, D.; Lesi, O.; Thursz, M.; Peters, M.; Chung, R.; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Pathology: Medical VirologyWhat few people thought possible little more than a decade ago is now reality: scientific and operational advances are greatly reducing the number of deaths from HIV. The number of infant infections has decreased by 58% between 2001 and 2013 and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV might well be eliminated in the next few years.1 By contrast, the prevention and management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection lags well behind, at least in sub-Saharan Africa.