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African Declaration to Eliminate Hepatitis C and Improve the Health of People Who Use Drugs

A group of organizations including Treatment Action Group issued this statement/declaration today, while attending INHSU 2020 Africa: the 1st Regional Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users.

According to the statement, “In the African region and globally, we recognize that morbidity and mortality due to hepatitis C infection continue to rise. We acknowledge that people who use or inject drugs represent a priority population, given the high prevalence and incidence of hepatitis C infection. This is a failure of a commitment to harm reduction.”

Organizations that would like to sign on to the Declaration, please contact INHSU: info@inhsuafrica2020.com

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