EQUIP local implementing partner in Ukraine, Alliance for Public Health, is implementing Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAA)-based Hepatitis C treatment for more than 1,500 HIV/HCV co-infected and HCV mono-infected key populations across the country. Alliance for Public Health is piloting a community supported treatment model, which is significant in reaching key populations and engaging them in HCV care.
Recapping Alliance for Public Health’s involvement in our USAID funded Demonstration Project in Ukraine:
Who They Are
Alliance for Public Health is a leading NGO (non-governmental/non-profit organisation) making an impact on HIV/AIDS, TB, viral hepatitis and other socially dangerous diseases in Ukraine.
How They’re Helping
Currently Alliance for Public Health is implementing Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAA)-based Hepatitis C treatment for more than 1,500 HIV/HCV co-infected and HCV mono-infected key populations across Ukraine. This community supported treatment model is being piloted to reach identified key populations and engage them in HCV care.
HCV infected patients will receive HCV rapid testing, linking to HIV care, initiating HCV treatment with further follow up on treatment outcomes.
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