Analysis of Trends Over Time of Hepatitis Related Incidence in Panama

2014-08-27 03:12:18 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to analyze the incidence of baseline hepatitis related outcomes (viral hepatitis A and unspecified viral hepatitis) together with the current frequency of the same outcome after introduction of Havrix™ in Panama.


In this study, systematic review of the databases of epidemiologic surveillance system (Ministry of Health), for hepatitis related outcomes will be performed. The analysis will be performed by age group, years and country region.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Retrospective




Epidemiologic Surveillance System of the Ministry of Health of Panama


GSK Investigational Site





Results (where available)

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