BLUEPRINT for ELIMINATING HEPATITIS C in CANADA

Is it possible to ELIMINATE HEPATITIS C in Canada? Dr. Jordan Feld presents the BLUEPRINT: "Blueprint to inform hepatitis C elimination efforts in Canada" at CanHepC's launch session, May 24, 2019 Dr Jordan Feld presents the Blueprint to inform hepatitis C elimination efforts in Canada at the 8th Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus/Canadian Liver Meeting on May 24th, 2019 in Montreal. Watch and share this moving one-hour presentation at https://www.

Canadians Infected by Hepatitis C Have Limited Access to Direct-Acting Antivirals

More than 85% of Canadian provinces and territories restrict access to new direct-acting antivirals (DAA) for the treatment of the hepatitis C. A pill a day for 12 weeks. The new direct-acting antivirals (DAA) are effective in curing the hepatitis C virus infection, a potentially fatal disease that attacks the liver. But they are expensive—approximately $60,000 per patient. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Res...