Curing Hepatitis C in Primary Care

GPCME 2019 - Rotorua
Saturday June 22, 2019

Presentation by:
Dr Alex Lampen-Smith
Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board, and Clinical Director of the Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand.

In this breakfast symposium held at GPCME 2019, Dr Alex Lampen-Smith presented risk factors associated with Hepatitis C (HCV), barriers to identifying the disease and pre-treatment assessment of patients with HCV.  She also introduced the funded HCV therapy Maviret® and discussed its use, illustrated by a number of case studies.

The video production for this presentation was funded by Abbvie.




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1. Introduction (Dr Alison James – Tauranga)
2. Content overview
3. The HCV virus in NZ
4. Pre-treatment assessments
5. Introduction to Maviret®
6. Maviret® in general practice
7. AbbVie Care Pharmacies
8. Additional resources
9. Case studies
10. Q&A




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