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Hepatitis & EM Communities (Master’s Degree)
REACH is co-supervising and helping to undertake the above research as part of the MSc Public Health for Dr. Markus Susari Musa.
The aim is to assess the knowledge and awareness of HBV among the African migrant population in Glasgow and to explore experiences of HBV preventive treatment and care services among African migrants living with chronic HBV infection in Glasgow.
1. To find out the level of awareness of HBV among African immigrants living in Glasgow.
2. To find out the level of awareness of the availability of HBV prevention (including vaccination) among African immigrants living in Glasgow.
3. To find out the level of knowledge in accessing and using the HBV services among African immigrants living with HBV in Glasgow.
4. To find out the facilitators and barriers to accessing these services, experiences and any suggestions for change among African migrants living with HBV in Glasgow.