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Yusuke Shimakawa


Dr Yusuke Shimakawa is a senior epidemiologist at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, an expert on viral hepatitis control in resource-limited countries. He obtained a medical degree from the Jikei University, Japan and a PhD in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He is currently leading several research projects in sub-Saharan Africa to contribute to the elimination of hepatitis B. He has been commissioned by WHO for external reviews and the conduct of systematic reviews to inform clinical guidelines on hepatitis.