Scaling up prevention, testing and treatment services could eliminate hepatitis C as a public health threat. The World Health Organization’s target is for countries to reduce infections by 90% and hepatitis-related mortality by 65%, by 2030.

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  • Hepatitis C in England: 2018 report

    In this report, we summarise the impact of action plans in England to drive down mortality from HCV, reduce the number of new infections, and outline the actions required to make further progress.

    08 May 2018 | Public Health England
  • Eliminating Hepatitis C in England

    England will not fulfil its commitment to elimination of hepatitis C by 2030 unless the number of people diagnosed and initiated onto treatment is greatly increased.

    23 March 2018 | All-Party Parliamentary Group on Liver Health
  • Systematic Hep C Test-and-Treat Lowers Rate in Gay Men With HIV

    A Swiss research program tested for and treated hep C in a large cohort of HIV-positive men who have sex with men over time.

    22 March 2018 | Poz
  • WHO urges countries to scale up hepatitis C treatment

    A new WHO report shows that the annual number of people receiving hepatitis C cure increased from around 1 million in 2015 to 1.5 million in 2016. However, global access to hepatitis C treatment remains uneven, with Egypt and Pakistan accounting for about half of all people starting direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment to cure hepatitis C in 2016.

    09 March 2018 | World Health Organization
  • Hepatitis C drugs not being accessed by thousands of Australians with the disease

    Hundreds of thousands of Australians with hepatitis C are failing to access new curative drugs, despite the Government subsidising them at huge cost to the taxpayer. The trend means the Government is at risk of missing its target to eradicate hepatitis C and of spending far more than necessary on the treatments.

    12 February 2018 | ABC News
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