Over the last decade, HIV drug prices have dropped dramatically, and access to antiretroviral therapy has significantly increased. It is time to apply the lessons from HIV/AIDS to hepatitis C virus (HCV). More
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day (July 28), millions of people living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and their advocates—Médecins du Monde (MdM), the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD), Treatment Action Group (TAG), the Asia Pacific Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (...) More
Read the resolution
Today, four years after introducing its first viral hepatitis resolution, the World Health Assembly (WHA)—the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO)—passed the Hepatitis Resolution, which commits the WHO and United Nations (UN) member states to urgent (...) More
"We estimate that around 2 million people who inject drugs globally need treatment immediately." More
The hepatitis C virus is transmitted through blood-to-blood contact.
Because of the bloodborne nature of hepatitis c, people who inject drugs are particularly affected.
In some countries, over 90% of people who inject drugs have been tested positive for hepatitis C.
This booklet, made by (...) More