Sudan Journal of Medical Sciences (SJMS) | Sudan JMS: Volume 13 (2018), Issue No. 1 | pages: 22-32

DOI: 10.18502/sjms.v13i1.1686

Knowledge, attitude and practice of hepatitis (B) among healthcare workers in relation to their vaccination status in Khartoum, Sudan, 2015: a cross-sectional study

Almustafa Siddig Mohammed Mustafa
,

Almegdad Sharafaldin Mohamed Ahmed
,

Tariq Ahmed Abdelbaset Alamin
,

Mutaz Tarig HassanAhmed Shaheen
,

Awab Mohamed Mohamed Ahmed Hilali
,

Moneeb Hassan Mohammed Alamin Fadul
,

Ahmed Abdelaziz Abugrain Abdelsalam
,

Mohamed Ahmed Sidahmed Abdelrahim
,

Mohamed Nasr Mohamed Ahmed Elsheikh
,

Abstract

Background: Hepatitis B is a serious chronic infection of the liver and caused by hepatitis B virus. It is an endemic disease in Sudan. Healthcare workers are occupationally[MS1]  more prone to acquire the disease. Evaluation of their knowledge, attitude and practice, and their vaccination status, are very important in the control of the disease. The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthcare workers towards hepatitis B and their vaccination status.

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ISSN: 1858-5051