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Hepatitis C —Everything You Need to Know

Learn about the basics of hepatitis C, related medical conditions, transmission, treatments, and procedures.

The Basics of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C in Special Populations

Hepatitis C Around the World

Hepatitis C and Other Medical Conditions

Transmission and Prevention of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C Treatment

Viewpoints

Hepatitis C Procedures

Educational Materials

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The Basics of Hepatitis C


ENGLISH

PDF A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C: 2014

A simple and easy to understand overview of hepatitis C. Included in this informative booklet is information on HIV/HCV coinfection, a medical glossary and resources

PDF Easy C - A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis

PDF Easy Guide to Depression

PDF Understanding HCV: A Patient Pocket Guide

PDF A Guide to HIV/HCV and Hep C Coinfection

PDF Easy C - A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection

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Hepatitis C in Special Populations

PDF Prevention and Control of Infections with Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings
Read the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Report issued in January 2003 on hepatitis in prisons.

 PDFHCV & Women
Hepatitis C acts differently in Women. Read the facts, theories and some questions that remain to be answered.

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Hepatitis C Around the World

World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Breakdown of Hepatitis C Worldwide

 Hepatitis C in Egypt
The prevalence of hepatitis C in Egypt is estimated at over 18% of the general population. This article discusses why hepatitis C is so common in Egypt and what is being done to combat it.
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PDF An Australian HCV Snapshot
Australia is years ahead of any other country in combating HCV. This short fact sheet gives you a brief glimpse of the state of HCV in Australia and what is being done.


CHINESE


(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C
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(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

 

FRENCH

Un guide pour mieux comprendre l'hépatite C (A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

PDF Un guide pour mieux comprendre l'hépatite C (A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

PDF Hépatite C: Notions de base


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SOMALI

Caaarshowga C: Aasaas Tusmada Fahanka Ku Saabsan Kahortagga, Aqoonsiga Cudurka, iyo Maamulidda Cudurka
(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

PDF Caaarshowga C: Aasaas Tusmada Fahanka Ku Saabsan Kahortagga, Aqoonsiga Cudurka, iyo Maamulidda Cudurka
(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

PDF FAQ: Caaarshowga C
(Frequently Asked Questions about Hepatitis C)

PDF FAQ: Caaarshowga C (English Text)
(Frequently Asked Questions about Hepatitis C)

 

SPANISH

Guía para Comprender la Hepatitis C
(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

PDF Guía Para Comprender la Hepatitis C
(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

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TAGALOG

Gabay sa pag-unawa sa Hepatitis C
(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

PDF Gabay sa pag-unawa sa Hepatitis C
(A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C)

 

Hepatitis C and Other Medical Conditions

Hepatitis C and HIV

 HIV/HCV Coinfection


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Liver Cancer

 Liver Cancer


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Hepatitis C and Diabetes
Read about the possible link between HCV and diabetes.

PDFHepatitis C and Diabetes

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Transmission and Prevention

Needle Exchange: A Matter of Public Health
So why is the government playing politics with this ticking time bomb? Read more here.
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Hepatitis Coordinators


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Hepatitis C Treatment

Investigational Therapies Drug Pipeline
Read about the HCV therapies in clinical development.
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Neutropenia during combination therapy of interferon alfa and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C
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VA Treatment Guidelines
Read the general treatment guidelines issued by the Veterans Administration.
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PDF AASLD: Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Update 2011

 

Viewpoints

HCV Symptoms: Imagined or Real?
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Freedom to be Cured
Read an editorial piece by Alan Franciscus on treatment decisions in special populations.
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Can Liver Fibrosis be Reversed?
This article discusses the various goals of therapy and what other outcomes may be important.
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PDF Self-Help Acupressure for Hepatitis C, by Ramona Draeger
Learn how acupressure works. This article includes a step-by-step description for self-application.

PDF Pegasys plus Copegus FDA Package Insert

PDF PegIntron plus Rebetol FDA Package Insert

Warning: Milk Thistle & Drug Interactions
People with hepatitis C regularly take milk thistle to manage their disease, but not everyone is informed about some potentially harmful drug interactions. Read more here.
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Hepatitis C Procedures

PDF Biopsy

 


Educational Materials

List of Available Educational Materials

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