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Title: Case Management to Improve Uptake for Screening and Therapy of Hepatitis C viral infection in People Who Inject Drugs
Authors: Bielen, Rob
Verrando, R.
Penders, Joris
Oris, E.
Nevens, F.
Robaeys, Geert
Issue Date: 2016
Citation: The Liver Meeting 2016: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Boston - Massachusetts, 11-15/11/2016
Abstract: Hepatitis C viral infection (HCV) has become a curable disease due to the development of direct acting antivirals (DAA). Therefore, the World Health Organization (WHO) has set a target to eliminate HCV. The largest group at risk for HCV at present are people who inject drugs (PWID), especially in the western world. Due to various barriers, this risk group is still underserved for HCV. Our goal was to study if a case management policy of a known PWID cohort could improve uptake for screening and treatment.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/23082
Category: C2
Type: Conference Material
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