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Training Guide: Identifying and Addressing HCV Diagnostics and Treatment Barriers in Countries

The Hepatitis C Partnership for Control and Treatment (Hep C PACT)* developed a training program consisting of training sessions aiming to engage with in-country civil society organizations to identify challenges with hepatitis C virus (HCV) diagnostics, treatment and care in countries, and develop a strategy to prioritize and address some of these challenges.

Learning objectives/goals of the program are:

  1. Identify the global demand for HCV treatment
  2. Describe key obstacles for commodities supply chains
  3. Explain how systems can create barriers to care
  4. Identify different financing mechanisms for HCV care and treatment
  5. Define person first language and how it relates to treatment outcomes

The program is designed for the following audience: health care service providers, civil society organizations, representatives from ministries of health, funders, other stakeholders, and should be adapted accordingly.

Download the training program below.

* The Hepatitis C Partnership for Control and Treatment (Hep C PACT) is a joint collaboration of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF); Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi); FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics; and Treatment Action Group (TAG).