Category Archives: Hepatitis C

Treatment as Prevention? Or get to the back of the queue!

Direct-acting anti-viral (DAAs) therapies have changed the hepatitis C landscape.Rather than ‘can we cure?’, the question is now ‘who should we cure first?’ Continue reading

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The Global State of Harm Reduction for 2014

Commenting on The Global State of Harm Reduction 2014. Continue reading

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A Mountain of Struggle and Pride

A self diagnosis on Nepal’s community struggle to deal with HIV and drug use Continue reading

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Greek Drug User Union Fights Back against Closure of First Drug Consumption Room

Hello brothers and sisters! I am Efi Kokkini, co-founder and Chairwoman of the Greek Drug & Substitute Users Union, a union created with tones of difficulties and zero budget in a country that has been financially and ethically collapsing.  The … Continue reading

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Activists Hold a ‘Die In’ to Protest Hep C Drug Prices

Activists Hold Die-In to Protest High Price of Gilead’s Hepatitis C Drug “HCV drugs are priced out of reach and out of control.” —Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, July 24, 2014 – Treatment activists at the 20th International AIDS Conference … Continue reading

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