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HEP C SCANDAL - failure to provide treatment or baseline data

National figures suggest 49% of people who inject drugs in the UK are hep C positive, this compares to just 1% who are HIV positive. This group is more likely to have been in prison and been homeless and 47% are unaware of having hep C. 169 more words

So You Want to Come Along With John?

This could be a rocky ride. It starts now and will end too soon, unfortunately.

Let me tell you about bad news. That is when you have been feeling like shit and you finally go the doctor and you hear words like Hep C, Liver Cancer, transplant, treatment, and more.

Cancer

HepCScot Campaign Launched Today

Today representatives from Scottish organisations working with people with Hepatitis C gathered outside the Scottish parliament to launch the HepCScot campaign in the run up to… 296 more words

Advocacy

China’s market for HCV drugs will be driven by an increase in its drug-treated population

June 19, 2014

In 2013, there were over 8.5 million prevalent cases of HCV infection in China. Decision Resources Group estimates the total number of HCV cases in China will increase to approximately 9.1 million cases by 2023, due to increasing risk and the overall urbanization. 21 more words

Forecasts

Hep C in Asia?

An estimated 2%-3% of the world’s population live with Hepatitis C infection (HCV). HCV is also widely studied and has received extensive focus in US and EU. 341 more words

Health Care In Asia

Hep C, harm reduction, the changing face of drug and alcohol use and services in an age of austerity for the public sector

I was asked to be on a panel this week at the DAAT conference in Brighton and to pick some themes to talk about for 5 minutes. 801 more words

$1,000 A Pill?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Your money or your life?

Sovaldi, a new pill for hepatitis C, cures the liver-wasting disease in 9 of 10 patients, but treatment can cost more than $90,000. 1,001 more words

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