Prevention

Worldwide


World Health Organization

Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2015

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The World Hepatitis Alliance

The World Hepatitis Alliance’s 2018-2020 Strategic Plan – Finding the Missing Millions – lobal campaign with the objective to raise awareness, influence national testing policies and encourage people to get screened and/ or become advocates in the journey to find the undiagnosed.

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Regional


American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Update on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: AASLD 2018 Hepatitis B Guidance

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Hepatitis B and C epidemiology in selected population groups in the EU/EEA 2018

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Public health guidance in brief on HIV, hepatitis B and C testing in the EU/EEA 2018

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Guidance in brief: Prevention and control of blood-borne viruses in prison settings 2018

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Hepatitis B and C testing activities, needs, and priorities in the EU/EEA 2017

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France


French National Agency for Accreditation and Evaluation in Health

Consensus meeting – vaccines against HBV virus – recommendations

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French Institute for Public Health Surveillance

Hepatitis B and C: supervision and prevention

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Ministries of Social Affairs and Health

Support to people infected by HBV and HCV virus

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Germany


National Institute of Health

Hepatitis B quality standards: priority areas for quality improvement in health and social care

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Robert Koch Institute

Brief guide to public health on HIV, hepatitis B and C in the EU / EEA 2018

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World Health Organization

Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2017

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Italy


HepC Onlus association

Chronic hepatitis B: WHO guidelines for diagnosis, therapy and prevention

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Ministry of Health – Hepatitis B and C working group

Piano nazionale per la prevenzione delle epatiti virali da virus B e C (PNEV)/ National plan for viral hepatitis B and C prevention

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Regional Health Agency – Tuscany

How to prevent, treat and cure a person with chronic Hepatitis B: new WHO guidance

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Spain


Catalan Hepatic Diseases Association

Prevention of HBV transmission

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Elsevier – Integral Medicine Journal

Chronic hepatitis B – epidemiology, transmission and prevention

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Viral hepatitis epidemiology and prevention

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UK


National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Hepatitis B Quality Standards: priority areas for quality improvement in health and social care

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Screening and diagnosis

Worldwide


World Health Organization

Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2015

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Regional


American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Update on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: AASLD 2018 Hepatitis B Guidance

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European Association for Study of the Liver (EASL)

EASL 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatitis B virus infection, 2017

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France


French National Agency for Accreditation and Evaluation in Health

Hepatitis B screening

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Fact sheet Place of Point-of-Care Tests (POCTs) in hepatitis B screening strategy

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Hepatitis B and C diagnosing algorithms

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Viral hepatitis B and C biological screening strategies

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Ministries of Social Affairs and Health

Management of people infected with hepatitis B or C

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Germany


European Aids Clinical Society

Guidelines of the European AIDS Clinical Society for the Treatment of Hepatitis B Infections, 2017

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European Association for the Study of the Liver 

Update on Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: AASLD 2017 Hepatitis B Guide

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German AIDS help

Baseline Assessment Tool

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Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2017

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German liver help

Hepatitis B and C tests: people at risk of infection, 2017

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Robert Koch Institute (RKI)

Hepatitis B and C testing: people at risk of infection, 2017

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Italy


Italian Association for the study of the liver

HBV infection treatment: Address document of the italian association for the study of the liver

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Italian Diagnostic Centre

Hepatitis B virus, serological markers

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Lab Tests online – an Italian version from AACC Better Health through laboratory medicine

Lab Tests online – a corner of confidence – Hepatitis B

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Spain


Catalan Hepatic Diseases Association

Hepatitis B diagnosis: how to know if you’re infected. Hepatitis B tests. Screening.

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WHO guide to HBV and HCV screening

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Gastroenterology World Organization

World Organization of Gastroenterology global guide – Hepatitis B (includes HBV diagnosis and monitoring; treatment; vaccination against HBV)

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Lab Tests online – a spanish version from AACC Better Health through laboratory medicine

Lab Tests online – a corner of confidence – Hepatitis B

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UK


National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Hepatitis B and C testing: people at risk of infection, 2013

Lab Tests online – a corner of confidence – Hepatitis B

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Baseline assessment tool, 2012

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Treatment guidelines

Worldwide


World Health Organization

Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2015

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American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Update on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: AASLD 2018 Hepatitis B Guidance

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European Association for Study of the Liver (EASL)

EASL 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatitis B virus infection, 2017

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Regional


European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Public health guidance on HIV, hepatitis B and C testing in the EU/EEA, 2018

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France


French National Agency for Accreditation and Evaluation in Health

Acts and benefits for long term condition – Chronic hepatitis B

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Guide: Long term condition – Chronic Hepatitis B

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Ministries of Social Affairs and Health

Management of people infected with hepatitis B or C

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Germany


European Association for the Study of the Liver

Prophylaxis, diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B virus infection – The German guideline

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European Commission

Policies for sexually transmitted infections

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National Healthcare Germany

Hepatitis B: guidance, data and analysis, 2018

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German guidelines for the management of viral hepatitis

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Robert Koch Institute

German guidelines for the screening, prevention and initial treatment of hepatitis B infections in the field of sexual health

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Hepatitis B and D (chronic): diagnosis and management, 2017

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Public Health Guidelines on HIV, Hepatitis B and D in the EU / EEA, 2018

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World Health Organization

Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B and C infection, 2015

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Italy


Italian Association for the study of the liver

HBV infection treatment: Address document of the italian association for the study of the liver

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Practical indications for a shared management model between general practioner and hepatologist of the patient with chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus.

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Regional Health Agency – Tuscany

How to prevent, treat and cure a person with chronic Hepatitis B: new WHO guidance

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Spain


EASL – European Association for the Study of the Liver

EASL 2017 clinical practice new guidelines

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Ministry of Health, Social Politics and Equality

Primary Care – a guide to good clinical practice in Chronic hepatitis B

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UK


British Association for Sexual Health and HIV

2017 interim update of the 2015 BASHH National Guidelines for the Management of the Viral Hepatitides

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Hepatitis B (chronic): diagnosis and management, 2017

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Public Health England

Hepatitis B: guidance, data and analysis, 2018

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Information for patients with HBV

Regional


ELPA (European Liver Patients’ Association)

The Association was formed in 2004 by the amalgamation of 13 patient groups from 10 European and Mediterranean Basin countries

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France


French National Agency for Accreditation and Evaluation in Health

Guide: Long term condition – Management of your disease, chronic hepatitis B – to live with a chronique hepatitis B

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Hepatitis and Co-infections – forum

Hepatitis and Co-infections – forum

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Ministries of Social Affairs and Health

Management of people infected with hepatitis B or C

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SOS Hepatitis Federation: Hepatitis and Liver diseases

To live with a hepatitis

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Germany


German liver and hepatitis support groups

Support group for liver diseases patients and their loved ones

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Is your liver healthy?

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German publications that can be downloaded for free

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Online Counsel for Hepatitis B General

Patient information on hepatitis B

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Public Health Deutschland

Protect your baby from hepatitis B

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Robert Koch Institute

Information for patients with HBV, including hepatitis B tests and vaccinations

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Italy


HepC Onlus association

EpaC – the portal to patients with hepatitis and liver disease – Epatite B

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Italian Ministry of Health

Hepatitis B – Ministry of Health

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Viral hepatitis – Hepatitis B (EPICENTRO: the public health epidemiology portal)

Information about hepatitis B epidemiology

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Spain


Catalan Hepatic Diseases Association

Information about Hepatitis B

Live with hepatitis B – selfcare and quality of life

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Natural evolution of HBV virus infection

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The hepatitis B is positive, what now?

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Health information – hepatitis B

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UK


British Liver Trust

The British Liver Trust provides a range of publications that can be downloaded for free.

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Key publications have also been translated for several different nationalities:

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Helpline: 0800 652 7330

 

UK Liver and Hepatitis Support Groups

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Hepatitis B Foundation

A nonprofit organisation dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by hepatitis B worldwide.

– Fact sheets

– Online support groups

– Video library

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Hepatitis B Positive Trust

Information for patients with HBV, including a national helpline in the UK.

Hepatitis B testing and vaccinations.

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Hepatitis Scotland

Easily accessible information for those exposed to, or affected by, hepatitis B

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NHS

General patient information on hepatitis B

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Public Health England

Protecting your baby against hepatitis B leaflet

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Resources for healthcare professionals

Worldwide


World Health Organization

Hepatitis B fact sheet

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Global hepatitis report 2017

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Regional


European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

iLiver app is EASL’s own reviewed bedside resource that provides up to date clinical recommendations and information in more than 26 different areas of liver disease.

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HEPscreen

Screening for hepatitis B and C among migrants in the European Union

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World Health Organization, Europe

Information on hepatitis in the WHO European region

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France


Ministries of Social Affairs and Health

Management of people infected with hepatitis B or C

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Germany


Apps for liver diagnostics

The charisma app provides information on health, diagnosis and therapies

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The iLiver app is an EASL-reviewed bedside resource that provides up-to-date clinical recommendations and information on more than 26 different liver diseases.

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Note: The Hep iChart (Liverpool Drug Interactions Group) app can be downloaded from iTunes or the Google Play Store.

 

Deutsche Liver Foundation

Interactions with HEP drugs

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Factsheets and reports

Hepatitis B fact sheet

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Public Health Deutschland

Fibro Scan enables non-invasive liver diagnosis and treatment for patients with hepatitis B and C

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Green book for a healthy future – aims to ensure a sustainable development of European healthcare in the long term

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Health care professionals

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Robert Koch Institute

Global Hepatitis Report 2017

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World Health Organization, Europe

Information on hepatitis in the WHO European Region

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Italy


Italian Ministry of Health

National plan for viral hepatitis B and C prevention

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Regional Health Agency – Tuscany

How to prevent, treat and cure a person with chronic Hepatitis B: new WHO guidance

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Viral hepatitis – Hepatitis B (EPICENTRO: the public health epidemiology portal)

Viral hepatitis – epidemiology

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Spain


EASL – European Association for the Study of the Liver

EASL clinical practice new guidelines

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Ministry of Health, Social Politics and Equality

Primary Care – Good clinical practice in chronic hepatitis B

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Spanish association for the study of the liver

AEEH (Spanish association for the study of the liver) Consensus document on the treatment of HBV virus infection (2012)

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Clinical practice guidelines (Spanish association for the study of the liver)

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Hepatology white book Spain

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UK


British Liver Trust

Love your liver national awareness campaign

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Public Health England

The Green Book

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University of Liverpool

HEP Drug Interactions

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Note: The Hep iChart (Liverpool Drug Interactions Group) app can be downloaded via iTunes or Google Play Store.

Calculators and screening tools

International


AUDIT Alcohol Consumption Questions (AUDIT-C)

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AST to Platelet Ratio Index (APRI) Calculator

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CAGE Questionnaire for Detecting Alcoholism

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Child-Pugh Score for Cirrhosis Mortality

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Creatinine Clearance (CrCl) Calculator

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Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) Calculator

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MELD Score (Model for End-Stage Liver Disease)

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France


Body Mass Index (BMI)

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Child Pugh Score

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Cirrhosis scale

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Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) Score

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Glasgow or Osborne Score

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MELD (Model for End Stage Liver Disease) Score

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NAFLD Score

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Score APRI

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Germany


AST to Platelet Ratio Index (APRI) Calculator

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AUDIT Alcohol Consumption Questions (AUDIT-C)

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BMI Healthy Weight Calculator (NHS)

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CAGE Questionnaire for Detecting Alcoholism

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Child-Pugh Score for Cirrhosis Mortality

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Creatinine Clearance (CrCl) Calculator

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eGFR Calculator (The Renal Association)

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Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) Calculator

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MELD Score (Model for End-Stage Liver Disease)

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Italy


Audit alcohol questions

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APRI Calculator

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BMI Calculator

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CAGE Questionnaire for detecting alcoholism

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Creatinine Clearance

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eGFR calculator

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Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) Calculator

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MELD Score (Model for End-Stage Liver Disease)

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Spain


Are you an active person?

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AST to Platelet Ratio Index (APRI) Calculator

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AUDIT Alcohol Consumption Questions (AUDIT-C)

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Autoimmune hepatitis score calculator

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BMI Calculator

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Child-Pugh Score

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Fatty Liver Index Calculator

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Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) calculator

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Glasgow alcoholic hepatitis score

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Insulin resistance índex calculator

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Know your consumption

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Maddrey score calculator

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Model for End Stage Liver Disease Score

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NAFLD calculator

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NAFLD Calculators (includes APRI índex, NAFLD fibrosis score, Fibrosis 4 score, Relación AST/ALT)

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Viral Hepatitis Risk Asessment

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UK


BMI Healthy Weight Calculator (NHS)

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Continuing medical education

Regional


Clinical Care Options

Medical education materials, conference coverage and opinion pieces dealing with the management of viral hepatitis

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European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

The EASL LIVERTREETM

EASL members have access to the LiverTree, an online medical educational resource designed by hepatologists for hepatologists.

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LiverLearning®

LiverLearning® is the official eLearning portal of AASLD. Users can access educational resources by categories, content type, and events – including videos and slide decks.

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Training on infection control in the EU/EEA

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France


Ministries of Social Affairs and Health

Management of people infected with hepatitis B or C

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Germany


Clinical care options

Medical training materials, conference reports and opinion papers dealing with the management of viral hepatitis

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European Center for Disease Prevention and Control

Anti-infection training in the EU / EEA

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Learning to live in Berlin

Life Learning Berlin gives users access to educational resources by category, content type, and event – including videos and slide decks

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Medical training

European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

The EASL LIVERTREETM

EASL members have access to the LiverTree, an online educational resource for medical purposes developed by hepatologists for hepatologists.

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Online advice on substance abuse and health

Online advice on substance abuse and associated health

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Spain


Ministry of Health, Social Politics and Equality

Primairy Care – Good clinical practice in chronic hepatitis B

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Spanish association for the study of the liver

Hepatology White Book Spain

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Italy


Italian association for the study of the liver

National scientific association for the study of the liver

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Italian foundation for hepatology research

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UK


Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)

RCGP Substance Misuse and Associated Health (SMAH) alcohol certificate course.

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National and international policies

Worldwide


World Health Organization

Combating hepatitis B and C to reach elimination by 2030

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The time to cure hepatitis B is now – Promoting global collaboration in HBV cure research

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Regional


ACHIEVE (Associations Collaborating on Hepatitis to Immunize and Eliminate the Viruses in Europe)

A collaboration of organisations including: the European Liver Patients’ Association (ELPS); EASL International Liver Foundation, World Hepatitis Alliance; Hepatitis B and C Policy Association; European Aids Treatment Group (EATG); Correlation Network; Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board and ISGlobal, University of Barcelona.

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Hepatitis B & C Public Policy Association

A not-for-profit association responsible for the annual hepatitis B and C summit conference in Europe

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France


French National Agency for Accreditation and Evaluation in Health

To improve the screening for viral hepatitis B and C

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Germany


Health Germany

Acute Hepatitis B (Germany): Annual Report 2017

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Hepatitis B & C Association

A non-profit association hepatitis B and C in Germany

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Institute for Advanced Studies

Cooperation in hepatitis to immunize and eliminate viruses in Europe

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Ministry of Health

Combating hepatitis B and C by the year 2030

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Robert Koch Institute

Hepatitis B and C: Local surveillance standards

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Italy


Italian Ministry of Health

National plan for viral hepatitis B and C prevention

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Regional Health Agency – Tuscany

How to prevent, treat and cure a person with chronic Hepatitis B: new WHO guidance

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Spain


Alliance for the elimination of viral hepatitis in Spain

Information about Hepatitis B

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World Health Association

Global strategy of the Health sector against viral hepatitis 2016-2021 – towards the end of viral hepatitis

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UK


Surveillance standards for the follow up of hepatitis B and C by local health protection teams

Hepatitis B and C: local surveillance standards

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Public Health England

Acute hepatitis B (England): annual report for 2017

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Hepatitis B

HBV

Learn more about hepatitis B, including the burden of HBV, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management. 

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