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Progress Report on Access to Hepatitis C Treatment: Focus on Overcoming Barriers in Low and Middle Income Countries

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2017
Data type
Summary 

This report updates the first edition, published in 2016, and reviews the progress countries have made in expanding access to life-saving direct-acting antivirals (DAAs). The report reviews the main challenges countries face and describes recent developments in relation to five key factors that determine access to DAA medicines: affordability, quality assurance, regulatory approval, government commitment and financing.

Citation
Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
World Health Organization (WHO). Progress Report on Access to Hepatitis C Treatment: Focus on Overcoming Barriers in Low and Middle Income Countries. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2018.