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The Week in Review: May 19, 2017 – June 2, 2017

Friday, June-2-17

News Recap

Top of the news: URGENT! Patient and Caregiver Input Request: We Need to Hear Your Voice! Patient and Caregiver input is requested by CADTH on AbbVie’s BRAND NEW (not yet for sale in Canada!) combo of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (G/P) for Genotypes 1-6.  Also: Read about the reaction to the federal government’s decision not to test boomers, generics (pros and cons) and a new recovery therapy from Gilead

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2017/06/02/week-review-may-19-june-2-2017/

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The Week in Review: May 12, 2017 – May 19, 2017

Friday, May-19-17

News Recap

Top of the news: Help4Hep – BC Helpline Now Online. This is a toll-free hepatitis C peer-to-peer helpline where you can get accurate information and meaningful help that is free of charge and confidential.  As well there is an URGENT! Patient and Caregiver Input Request: We Need to Hear your Voice! Patient and Caregiver input is requested by CADTH on AbbVie’s BRAND NEW (not yet for sale in Canada!) combo of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (G/P) for Genotypes 1-6. Also: interesting news treating people on opioid substitution therapy with DAAs and another sad tale of tainted blood, deaf ears and hearts of stone!

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2017/05/19/week-review-may-12-2017-may-19-2017/

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The Week in Review: May 5, 2017 – May 12, 2017

Friday, May-12-17

News Recap

This week we cover a new report from the CDC in the USA documenting the spectacular rise of HCV especially among women and adolescents; there is as well a new report from WHO on the global situation, highlighting the need for testing and screening strategies.

Read more…http://hepcbc.ca/2017/05/12/week-review-may-5-2017-may-12-2017/

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