Hepatitis C Setting Standards in a Journey towards the Eradication of Infection and Disease as a Serious Health Issue in the EU

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2014 by Professor David Goldberg and Sharon Hutchinson
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Initiatives which translate evidence and strategy into Hepatitis C Action are few and far between in the EU. In light of this and the prospect of Highly Effective Interferon- free Antiviral Therapy (HEIFAT) and the potential to make serious progress towards the eradication of infection and disease as a serious health issue, the author who led the team which generated and implemented Scotland’s Hepatitis C Action Plan – a now well-acknowledged paradigm – summarises the current state of play in this report, and makes recommendations on how the standard of service provision across the EU might be improved and made more consistent.
UK, Rest of World