The Week in Review: February 2 – February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018 News Recap: Epidemiology: CTAC Launches Campaign to End Hepatitis C in Canada. The Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC) has published a white paper entitled, "The time has come to eliminate hepatitis C in Canada," which summarizes the increasing gaps in Canada's response to the hepatitis C epidemic and identifies seven calls-to-action. #EASLmono: Expanding the conversation on hepatitis elimination. The recent European...

CTAC Launches Campaign to End Hepatitis C in Canada

Elimination of infection in next 10 years possible through concerted action by policymakers and community leaders. TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC) has published a white paper entitled, "The time has come to eliminate hepatitis C in Canada," which summarizes the increasing gaps in Canada's response to the hepatitis C epidemic and identifies seven calls-to-action. CTAC is once again demonstrating its commitment to

Opinion: Can we eliminate hepatitis?

Daryl Luster Thursday is World Hepatitis Day, an occasion to celebrate the strides in treating and — lo and behold — curing those who suffer from hepatitis C. With advancements in therapies, not only are we curing the disease, global elimination is now possible. On May 28, close to 200 member countries of the World Health Organization, including Canada, made a historic pledge to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. If governments remain committed, we