Living with Hep C; the stigma, the mortality and the hope

Living with Hep C; the stigma, the mortality and the hope
A woman who has been living with what she calls one of the most misunderstood and stigmatised diseases for almost 30 years has spoken out for the first time. 56 year old Janie Kibble from Tamworth in Northern NSW has lived through denial, faced her own …
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A Time to Cure: The Growing Case for New Hepatitis C Treatments
One out of every 100 Americans is living with a deadly and communicable virus, yet most can't access the cure which will save their lives and halt the disease's lethal trajectory. Hepatitis C now kills more Americans each year than HIV/AIDS and is 10 …
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While Washington Tackles Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Hepatitis C Treatment Remains
… about those living with the consequences of their addiction and the public health concern that presents. For many, access to treatment for disease contracted through drug use is unaffordable. Although there is medication on the market to treat …
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Hepatitis C cure associated with significant improvement in liver stiffness in
Large numbers of people living with HIV also have hepatitis C (HCV co-infection). Liver disease is now a leading cause of illness and death for people with this co-infection. Treatment is available for HCV, and its aim is sustained virological response …
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Government must act on new hepatitis C meds, says peak body
The Federal Government needs to list new hepatitis C medicines on the PBS without further delay, according to the peak body representing the interests of a quarter of a million Australians living with the liver-destroying virus. Responding to the …
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