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Community ke y to controlling ‘C’

A patient receives treatment at C-Free’s community-based clinic. Photos courtesy of Dreamlopments

Viral hepatitis — a liver inflammation caused by a viral infection — is a global challenge. It is estimated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that over 1 million deaths are caused by chronic hepatitis B and C infections per year.

But while hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection can only be suppressed and requires lifelong treatment, there is an effective cure available for hepatitis C virus (HCV). However, accessing such cure in Thailand is not easy.

With World Hepatitis Day being observed annually on July 28, the WHO this year is focusing on the theme “Bringing Hepatitis Care Closer To You”, calling for simplified…

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