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  • Study predicts hepatitis C will become a rare disease in 22 years

    Effective new drugs and screening would make hepatitis C a rare disease by 2036, according to a computer simulation conducted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

    05 August 2014 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
  • WHA Adopts Resolution On Hepatitis; Member States Concerned Over High Prices

    The resolution urges member states “to develop multisectoral national strategies for preventing, diagnosing, and treating viral hepatitis.” The resolution also asks states to consider using the flexibilities endorsed in the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) to promote access to specific pharmaceutical products.

    23 May 2014 | Intellectual Property Watch
  • Today new hepatitis resolution is passed at world health assembly; challenges World Health Organization and member states to act

    Today, four years after introducing its first viral hepatitis resolution, the World Health Assembly (WHA)—the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO)—passed the Hepatitis Resolution, which commits the WHO and United Nations (UN) member states to urgent action to address the global hepatitis pandemic, including that of hepatitis C virus (HCV).

    23 May 2014 | Treatment Action Group
  • Defuse Hepatitis C, the Viral Time Bomb: Test and Treat Hepatitis C

    In 2010, the 63rd World Health assembly (WHA) adopted the first resolution on viral hepatitis; a new resolution will be presented at this assembly. We, people living with HCV, HIV/AIDS, people who use drugs, and our advocates, urge United Nations (UN) Member States to act with urgency to end the hepatitis C epidemic; it is possible!

    21 May 2014 | Treatment Action Group
  • To curb hepatitis C, test and treat inmates

    The nation's oversized prison population provides an opportunity to battle the US hepatitis C epidemic because inmates have a high prevalence of infection and are readily reachable for testing and treatment, argue authors of a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine. One in six inmates is infected and one in three infected Americans ends up locked up for at least a little time in their lives.

    15 May 2014 | Eurekalert Inf Dis
  • UK - 'Eradicating hepatitis C is a realistic aim'

    New highly effective drugs have created the potential for the eradication of hepatitis C, says Stephen Ryder and John Dillon, but the NHS must clear several hurdles to reach this goal.

    06 May 2014 | Health Service Journal
  • Eliminating Hepatitis C Within a Generation. What are you going to do about it?

    Videos from a symposium organised by the London Joint Working Group on Substance Use and Hepatitis C.

    30 April 2014 | You Tube / Jon Derricott
  • Reducing the Risk for HIV, Hepatitis C Among Injection Drug Users

    Coordinated education and counseling services can successfully control at-risk behaviors such as needle-sharing among injection drug users and thereby curb the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among this high-risk population, a new study has confirmed.

    24 April 2014 | Infectious Disease Special Edition
  • Studies investigate presence of hepatitis C virus among gay and bisexual men

    A review of epidemiological studies on hepatitis C in gay and bisexual men, including those who are HIV negative.

    24 April 2014 | CATIE
  • First European Conference on Hepatitis C and Drug Use, Berlin, 23-24 October 2014

    One of the highlights during the conference will be the presentation of the 'Berlin Declaration', a pressing call to national and European policy makers, to ensure better access and quality of HCV treatment for the most marginalised groups and individuals.

    07 April 2014 | EATG
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