A Cancer Vaccine that Transformed Singapore and the World: The Battle Against Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B is one of the world's most contagious killer diseases and one of the major causes of liver cancer. This accessibly written account of Singapore's contribution to the successful and now worldwide Hepatitis B Vaccination Programme celebrates the 25th anniversary of Singapore's significant participation in the WHO research on which it is based. Photographs and insets tell the story of: the disease; the major international and local researchers and policy-makers; prevention strategies in Singapore and internationally; Singapore's policies for bio-scientific research and biomedical advance; and health education programmes. With photographs and graphics, glossary, bibliography and index.
A Cancer Vaccine that Transformed Singapore and the World
AuthorsGabriel Oon Chong Jin; Karen Kwek