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Hepatitis B prevention in the Republic of Karelia

Project title Hepatitis B prevention in the Republic of Karelia
Database Barents Euro-Arctic Council
ID in the source database Y 9726
Thematic area
  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Communicable Diseases (other than HIV/AIDS and TB)
Topic Combating new and re-emerging infectious diseases
Project geographical area Russia
Substate level / administrative units /regions Karelia Republic
Lead partner (organisation) The Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Lead partner (owner or/and project manager) no data
Partner organisations Petrozavodsk City Board of Health
Start date 2000-07-01
End date 2002-12-31
Duration (months) 30
Target audience In 2000: the newborns in the Municipality of Petrozavodsk;
2001 - 2002: the newborns in rest of the Republic of Karelia;
People at risk of Hepatitis B, especially newborns of mothers with Hepatitis B
Summary In the year 2000, approximately 2000 children from Petrozavodsk will be vaccinated against Hepatitis B; each will receive three doses. In the years 2001 and 2002, all 7000 newborns in the Republic of Karelia are planned to be covered by this immunisation programme. The project will fund these tasks, and also make use of existing regional health care infrastructure and some Russian Federation funding.

In total approximately 16 000 children will be reached by this project.
Background no data
Objectives To reduce morbidity due to Hepatitis B among children in the city of Petrozavodsk and Karelia as a whole
Specific objectives/indicators no data
Results no data
Total foreseen budget EUR 185,875
Total implementation costs
(for completed projects, if available)
no data
Conversion to € was done on
(according to the relevant
exchange rate at
Infoeuro Monthly Files)
Financing agencies / organisations
Project's URL / project's website
Papers associated with this project no data
Further information Contact:
Stein Andresen
The National Institute of Public Health
Pb. 4404 Torshov
N-0403 Oslo
Phone: +47 22 04 24 57
Last posted: on 2009-07-30 at 11:09:57

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