Australia’s new five year strategy for hepatitis C will build on the achievements obtained with direct-acting antiviral cures but with more emphasis on preventive interventions. The Fifth National Hepatitis C Strategy (2018-2022) released on 29 November notes that more than 43,000 of the 227,000 people with chronic HCV began treatment with PBS-listed antiviral cures throughout ...
New national HCV strategy says prevention is better than cure
By Michael Woodhead
29 Nov 2018