Senegal

Senegal

Improving care of patients with chronic hepatitis B infection in Senegal through training of key personnel

Partners

Inselspital
Hôpital Fann, Dakar

Health system impact

Health workforce: two Senegalese physicians were trained in Bern as HBV infection clinical experts. Both then trained ten clinicians to perform transient elastography.

Health information: A clinical database was developed to gather information on the number, type and accuracy of diagnostic procedures performed, and to monitor liver disease burden and HBV antiviral therapy eligibility in the clinical settings.

Read more about this partnership here.