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3rd Webinar of EMRC; HCV in The Middle East

30 January 2016   09:51   news   1294 visit   0 comments
 Topic: Hepatitis C situation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and evidence for interventions.


Presenter: Behzad Hajarizadeh, MD MPH PhD


  • Research Associate; The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Research Fellow; Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS), Latrobe University, Melbourne, Australia


Time: Friday, Jan 29, 7:30- 9:00 GMT (18:30-20:00 AEDT)


Abstract: HCV is a communicable disease which is not only a challenge in itself, but also is complicating the HIV epidemic as a co-infection. There has been advocacy by EMR countries for inclusion of HCV in the programs supported by the Global Fund. Dr Hajarizadeh will review the situation of HCV in the region and provide global and contextual evidence for effective interventions in controlling HCV. 


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