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Simplified HCV Care in Malaysia

As part of the Hepatitis C Elimination through Access to Diagnostics (HEAD-Start) project, BMJ Open have published a paper, partnership between the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), demonstrating that decentralized HCV care is most effective, and causing the Ministry of Health of Malaysia to course correct their entire HCV strategy and refocus on decentralized care models.

The publication Assessing the impact of simplified HCV care on linkage to care amongst high-risk patients at primary healthcare clinics in Malaysia: a prospective observational study is open access and can be accessed here.