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It’s Time to End Insurance Restrictions on Life-Saving Hepatitis C Treatments

As consensus on the shortsightedness of insurance restrictions on life-saving hepatitis C treatments continues to build, it’s time for private insurers and Medicaid programs to give all Americans suffering from this devastating disease a chance at a cure.

Published
10 May 2016
From
American Journal of Managed Care
Study: Cheaper to cure hepatitis C sooner than later

Although it would take a huge investment at the outset, treating hepatitis C patients could save $800 billion in the next 20 years and free up treatment for thousands of people with other liver disease.

Published
10 May 2016
From
UPI.com
A Way Out of the Dismal Arithmetic of Hepatitis C Treatment

This special issue of The American Journal of Managed Care presents important new peer-reviewed research about the consequences of this dismal arithmetic of HCV treatment. The papers cover ground ranging from the out-of-pocket costs of a DAA treatment course to the real-world consequences—both economic and clinical—of failing to treat.

Published
10 May 2016
From
American Journal of Managed Care
HIV in children is a symptom of the failures of the AIDS response

Leaders from West and Central Africa urged to mobilize national and international political commitment for an ambitious catch up plan to intensify the HIV response in the region.

Published
10 May 2016
From
MSF
South Africa to adopt WHO’s ‘test and treat’ HIV guidelines

SA WILL adopt the World Health Organization’s new "test and treat" guidelines for HIV patients in September, enabling people to start treatment as soon as they are diagnosed instead of having to wait until their immune systems weaken, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced on Tuesday.

Published
10 May 2016
From
Business Day
New funding for local HIV prevention

Public Health England (PHE) announces an HIV Prevention Innovation Fund for 2016 to 2017 of up to £600,000 for local prevention initiatives.

Published
10 May 2016
From
Public Health England
Is the UK meeting its national guidelines for HIV testing of MSM?

The potential role of frequent HIV testing in curbing the HIV epidemic among the MSM population has long been recognized. The introduction of the strategy of ‘opt-out’ testing in the UK (2007), as in other countries at around the same time, brought a steep rise in testing, followed by stabilization (McDaid & Hart (STIs); Saxton […]

Published
10 May 2016
From
BMJ Group blogs
Gilead's $1000 hepatitis C pill gets patent in India

In what could be a major setback to access to treatment in high-burden countries, the Indian Patent Office on Monday granted a patent to Gilead Pharmasset on Sovaldi (sofosbuvir), its blockbuster drug for hepatitis C, for which the company charges $1,000 per pill in the US.

Published
10 May 2016
From
Times of India
New report shows that urgent action is needed to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

New report from the United Nations Secretary-General warns that major gains could be lost if action does not accelerate over the next five years and urges countries to react by front-loading investments and increasing action.

Published
09 May 2016
From
UNAIDS
US on course to end its HIV epidemic – eventually

If current trends continue, the US may eventually end its HIV epidemic, a mathematical model recently published in AIDS & Behavior shows. In 2009, the average

Published
09 May 2016
By
Gus Cairns

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