Pakistan: A cirrhotic state?

Khabir Ahmad

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Routine reuse of syringes in Pakistan's back-street health centres has caused a surge in bloodborne infections such as hepatitis B and C, which experts have dubbed "the AIDS of Pakistan". But to solve this problem, Pakistan must first wean itself off injections. Khabir Ahmad reports.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1843-1844
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number9448
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2004
Externally publishedYes


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