Human rights and access to hepatitis C treatment for people who inject drugs.

@article{Wolfe2015HumanRA,
  title={Human rights and access to hepatitis C treatment for people who inject drugs.},
  author={Daniel A. Wolfe and Niklas Luhmann and Magdalena Harris and Azzi Momenghalibaf and Eliot Ross Albers and Jude Byrne and Tracy A. Swan},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={
          1072-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND People who inject drugs (PWID) achieve adherence to and outcomes from hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment comparable to other patients. Nonetheless, this population has been excluded from treatment by regulation or practice. Approval of safer and more effective oral HCV medicines should offer greater treatment options for PWID, although high medicine prices have led to continued treatment rationing and exclusion in developed countries. In middle-income countries (MICS), treatment is… CONTINUE READING
BETA
11
Twitter Mentions

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 16 CITATIONS

Similar Papers