The global NAFLD policy review and preparedness index: Are countries ready to address this silent public health challenge?

Lazarus J. V., Mark H. E., Villota-Rivas M., Palayew A., Carrieri P., Colombo M., ...More

Journal of hepatology, vol.76, pp.771-780, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhep.2021.10.025
  • Journal Name: Journal of hepatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.771-780
  • Keywords: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), liver health, global public health, policy preparedness, health policy, multiple correspondence analysis, FATTY LIVER-DISEASE, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION, DIABETES-MELLITUS, PRACTICE GUIDANCE, FIBROSIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, OUTCOMES
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: No


Background & Aims: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a highly prevalent, yet largely underappreciated liver condition which is closely associated with obesity and metabolic disease. Despite affecting an estimated 1 in 4 adults globally, NAFLD is largely absent on national and global health agendas.