Monday 25 June 2018
hepatitis C

80pc hepatitis C patients ‘live symptom-free for years’

About 80 per cent of hepatitis C patients live symptom-free for years without knowing they are infected, according to experts.   To control the spread of hepatitis C in the UAE, experts have called for mass aware


WHO to issue hepatitis C treatment guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing the organization’s first global guidelines on treating hepatitis C on April 9 in London, on the eve of the International Liver Congress. An estimated 130 to 150 million people


Egypt to get new hepatitis C drug at reduced rate

American biotechnology company Gilead Sciences, facing mounting criticism over the high price of its new hepatitis C pill Sovaldi, has offered to supply the medicine to Egypt at a 99 per cent discount to the US price. While the dr


MSD offers new treatment for hepatitis C

MSD, a global healthcare leader, today launched a new hepatitis C treatment that could provide a life line to thousands of UAE citizens. Up to 2 per cent of the UAE population suffers from hepatitis C, with many of them failing to be succe

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