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5 March 2019
Australia has found a promising model to make high-priced medicine cheaper for patients, including expensive treatments for Hepatitis C, which the country is now on track to eradicating by 2026. The strategy works sim...
13 October 2016
Pennsylvania, United States
Currently, debates are ongoing about what to do with the substantial number of US prisoners with Hepatitis C. This piece highlights successful legal action in Pennsylvania that ensured costly treatment for prisoners.
18 May 2016
Brownsville, Texas, United States
In an attempt to address liver disease, diabetes, obesity and other health issues, Brownsville has launched a comprehensive, cohesive approach to promoting health, being named a model for other communities across the ...
17 May 2016
El Paso, Texas, United States
In an attempt to curb risky alcohol use and its consequences, advocates and researchers are launching two initiatives in El Paso – one to get people to reconsider their drinking habits, and another to reduce underage ...
15 May 2016
El Paso, Texas, United States
Liver disease is killing El Pasoans at an alarming rate and draining resources as sick patients end up in hospitals and emergency rooms – but it doesn’t have to be that way. Liver disease’s three main causes are preve...
11 June 2014
New Mexico, United States
Project ECHO - driven by a single doctor with a cause - pulled together a team of specialists to develop a model that combines technology with collaborative care and careful patient tracking to help cure for diseases ...
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