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


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