The Week in Review: Feb 24, 2017 – March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 News Recap Top of the news is an upcoming conference/webinar to be held in Prince George that will examine the question:  “Does care for hepatitis C in rural/remote areas differ from that in urban parts of our province, and if so, how?”  On March 6th (11 am – noon), researchers from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) will try to answer these questions. Núria Chapinal, PhD, an epidemiologist in BCCDC’s Clinical Prevention ...

Egypt: Prime Pharma aims to treat 100,000 foreign patients of hepatitis C

Six countries asked to treat their nationals in Egypt 24 hours after Messi's visit to Cairo Prime Pharma aims to attract 100,000 foreign national hepatitis C patients for treatment in Egypt, as part of the Tour n’ Cure programme. Tamer Wagih, the chairperson of Prime Pharma, said that the company launched the programme at the end of 2016 to promote Egyptian “medical” tourism. He told Daily News Egypt, “the renowned football star Messi and a number o