Eliminating hepatitis C in Australia - a workshop for GPs

Eliminating hepatitis C in Australia - a workshop for GPs

16 Nov 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

GPCE Melbourne
Language:
English

General practitioner prescribing of direct acting antivirals (DAA) for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) has steadily increased since unrestricted PBS access was provided in March 2016, to increase treatment rates for the ~170,000 patients living with HCV in Australia. This workshop will update you on the screening, diagnosis and treatment of a once-incurable disease, to achieve the World Health Organisation target to eliminate this major health burden by 2030.

Speakers

  • Dr Michael Moon

    Speaker

    MBBS, FRACGP Dr Moon is a British GP with a specialist interest in sexual health and emergency care. He has been working as a doctor for ten years,...

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