Hepatitis b is a serious problem in the world. It is estimated that about 2 billion people worldwide have serologic evidence of hepatitis B, of which 240 million are chronic carriers and one of which dies due to cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma each year. Because of the stigma associated with the disease in many parts of the world, the overall health status of patients with this disease is not desirable. Because the virus antigen screening during pregnancy is mandatory in some parts of the world most women are aware of and understand the disease if they have it when they are pregnant. It can lead to a crisis in women's life. the studies showed that some of patients have interrupted their routine reproductive health care because they have not been responsive to their needs. In this way, the quality of reproductive health services plays an important role in the health of women and their families. We aimed to discuss about the most important needs and strategies that should be considered in the provision of quality reproductive health services to women carriers of hepatitis B.
In this presents we discuss about the following topics:
- Reproductive health needs from the perspective of the patient and their health care providers
based on the needs assessment
- The most important strategies in order to meet the needs
- introduction a hepatitis b needs-based program in the field of reproductive health
Audience take away:
It is expected that this presentation to be able to empower the staffs by introducing the most important reproductive health needs from the perspective of the patient and their health care providers and most important tips and strategies in order to the provision of quality reproductive health services to women carriers of hepatitis B.