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Hepatitis C: Enhancing Prevention, Testing and Care

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Hepatitis C is a blood bourne virus that affects the liver and is responsible for a huge global public health concern.  Chronic infection can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.  Advances in treatment since 2011 led the World Health Organisation to set a target of eliminating Hepatitis C as a global health threat by 2030.  Because infection with Hepatitis C often has no symptoms, a large number of people are unaware that they are infected.  Allied to this, Hepatitis C is associated with injecting drug users and the stigma of this prevents people from engaging with testing and treatment.

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