Hepatitis C

Under USAID’s EQUIP project, led by Right to Care in South Africa, we estimated the costs of providing effective treatment for hepatitis C (HCV) in Ukraine and Myanmar. Our results and other relevant publications are listed below.

Benade M, Rosen S, Antoniak S, Chasela C, Stopolianska J, Barnard T, et al. Impact of direct-acting antiviral treatment of hepatitis C on the quality of life of adult patients in Ukraine. Pre-print. medRxiv 2021.

Antoniak S, Chasela C, Freiman JM, Stopolianska Y, Barnard T, Gandhi MM, Liulchuk M, Tsenilova Z, Dible J, King CW, Minior T, Mohamed S, Barralon M, Marange F, Cavenaugh C, Akpan F, van der Horst C, Anonyak S, Xulu T, Sigwebela N, Chew KW, Sanne I, and Rosen S, for the EQUIP Ukraine HCV Project Team. Treatment and cost outcomes of a simplified antiretroviral treatment strategy for hepatitis C among HCV and HIV co-infected patients in Ukraine. Pre-print. medRxiv 2021.

Thaung YM, Chasela C, Chew K, Minior T, Thwin A, Bijl M, Mohamed S, Naiing a, Wose Kinge C, Sein YY, Drame N, Marange F, van der Horst C, Thwin H, Freiman M, Gandhi M, Thura S, Xulu T, Barralon M, Cavanaugh C, Rosen S, Kyi K, Sanne I. Treatment outcomes and costs of a simplified antiviral treatment strategy for hepatitis C among monoinfected and HIV and/or hepatitis B virus co-infected patients in Myanmar. J Viral Hepatitis 2021;28:147–158. PMID 32935438.

Report on cost of HCV treatment and monitoring tests in Ukraine (August 2019)

Popping S, Nichols B, Rijnders B, et al. Targeted HCV core antigen monitoring among HIV-positive men who have sex with men is cost-savingJ Virus Erad. 2019;5:179–190.