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Optimism About HCV Treatment Comes With Caveats

Despite significant advances in treatment for individuals with HCV infection, several important issues prevail in this patient population.

Published
22 March 2017
From
Medscape
Drugs costing 8p a day could be hit by 'devastating' NHS rationing plan

At present, the NHS has 90 days to make drugs available to patients, once they have been given the green light by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice). The new system will allow health officials an extra three years to introduce drugs, during which time they will try to negotiate cost reductions.

Published
16 March 2017
From
Telegraph
Hepatitis C in the UK

The most recent national estimates suggest that around 214,000 individuals are chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the UK; 160,000 of these are in England.

Published
16 March 2017
From
Public Health England
Malaysia: MOH to propose importing generic Hepatitis C meds

The Health Ministry will table a working paper to the Cabinet committee for approval to import of generic drugs to treat Hepatitis C.

Published
14 March 2017
From
Malay Mail Online
Hepatitis C patients and nurses highlight impact of the virus in new reports

The reports, titled Patient Perspectives and Nurses' Perspectives, were written after a series of interviews with patients and an online survey with nurses, and lay bare not only the reality of how treatment rationing affects patients and nurses, but also the stigma, fear and isolation still felt by many people living with hepatitis C.

Published
07 March 2017
From
Hepatitis C Trust
Taking stock: Where does Europe stand in the elimination of hepatitis B and C?

In 2016, a regional action plan for Europe contributing to the implementation of the global viral hepatitis elimination strategy was developed by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. In an article published today in Eurosurveillance, the authors take a closer look how Europe is doing according to the ten indicators and targets outlined in this plan.

Published
03 March 2017
From
EurekAlert (press release)
'I bought hepatitis C cure from Bangladesh'

Zoe Sharam bought a hepatitis C cure, deemed too expensive for her by the NHS, online from Bangladesh. She speaks to the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Published
02 March 2017
From
BBC Health
Hepatitis C drugs re-energize global fight over patents

The liver disease hepatitis C is the new battleground for lawsuits intended to slash the cost of life-saving medicines. In February alone, five suits were filed in India and Argentina claiming that the latest class of antiviral drugs does not warrant the 20-year patent monopoly that manufacturers have sought in those countries.

Published
01 March 2017
From
Nature
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT respond to spit hoods debate

The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT (National AIDS Trust) have expressed concern about recent press coverage around the use of ‘spit hoods’ by police forces in the UK that has focused on their supposed value in preventing hepatitis C and HIV transmission.

Published
28 February 2017
From
Hepatitis C Trust
Ukraine signs amicable agreement with Gilead on hepatitis C drug

Ukraine has signed an amicable agreement with U.S. Gilead Sciences, Inc. biopharmaceutical company on the Sovaldi medicine used to treat chronic hepatitis C infection in adults, acting Ukrainian Health Minister Ulana Suprun said at a press conference on Wednesday. The whole course of hepatitis C treatment with the use of Sovaldi in Ukraine will cost about $750.

Published
27 February 2017
From
Interfax Ukraine
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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