KUALA LUMPUR: Treatment for Hepatitis C will get a significant boost in the country with a drug to be produced locally
Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the drug, ravidasvir, would be produced in a joint venture
New affordable hepatitis C combination treatment shows 97 percent cure rate
An affordable hepatitis C combination treatment including the new drug candidate ravidasvir has been shown
Non-profit’s $300 hepatitis C cure as effective as $84,000 alternative
71 million people stand to benefit from reduced price treatment for virus which can lead to liver cirrhosis, cancer and death
$300 HCV combination reaches 97% cure rates in Malaysia, Thailand
Using a new medication and generic sofosbuvir, researchers reached 97% sustained virologic response in patients
Collaboration to provide affordable hepatitis C treatment in Latin America
A new collaboration between pharmaceutical companies and non-profit organizations will manufacture
Curing hepatitis C at a fraction of the cost
A new hepatitis C combination therapy has a 97% cure rate for patients and can be produced at a fraction of the cost
Messi to visit Egypt in health campaign against Hepatitis C
Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi will finally visit Egypt on Tuesday for a campaign to fight hepatitis C, a visit that was postponed in the aftermath of Barcelona’s scathing ChampIOns league defeat to PSG on Tuesday last week.
Lionel Messi visits Egypt - finally
Messi makes the trip to Cairo that was cancelled after Barcelona's 4-0 loss.
Superstar Lionel Messi Visited Egypt This Week In Support Of Health Campaign
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was in Egypt this week as part of an initiative to raise awareness and bring attention to a specific health campaign in the North African country.
Messi visits Cairo to promote hepatitis C treatment
Five-time World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi has made a trip to Cairo, Egypt to promote hepatitis C treatment which historically has one of the highest rates of the disease in the world.
Egypt wins acclaim for aggressive campaign against hepatitis C
Egypt has the highest rate of hepatitis C in the world. Now the country has undertaken an aggressive campaign to stamp out the disease, both domestically and abroad.
Tour n' Cure: Egypt launches medical tourism campaign to eradicate hepatitis C
After launching an aggressive campaign to fight the debilitating hepatitis C virus domestically, Egypt launched a program to help the estimated 71 million people afflicted with the disease worldwide.
Pharmaniaga, Pharco and DNDi sign agreement to provide affordable hepatitis C treatment in Malaysia
Malaysian pharmaceutical company Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn Bhd (Pharmaniaga), Egyptian pharmaceutical company Pharco Pharmaceuticals (Pharco), and non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases...
Hepatitis C treatment for under $300 coming soon
A hepatitis C treatment that costs less than $300 (£210) – a tiny fraction of the $80,000-plus price charged by major drugmakers – has been successfully tested in Egypt and is expected to be available within two years.
800,000 Egyptians treated for hepatitis C since January 2016
The country’s health minister says it is proof that the country’s campaign aimed at preventing a spread of the disease is working well, telling journalists he expected the country to be free from the virus by 2020....
Pharco Pharma reports 100% HCV-4 cure rate with Sovaldi/ravidasvir combo in late-stage study
Pharco Pharmaceuticals, Egypt's largest drug firm, announces results from a Phase 3 clinical trial assessing the combination of Gilead Sciences'...
Curing Hepatitis C, in an Experiment the Size of Egypt
SHABAS EL SHUHADA, Egypt — Abdel Gawad Ellabbad knows exactly how he was infected with hepatitis C. As a schoolboy in this Nile Delta rice-farming village, his class marched to the local clinic every month for injections against schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease spread by water snails.