Achieving a high cure rate with direct‐acting antivirals for chronic Hepatitis C virus infection in Cameroon: A multi‐clinic demonstration project

Jun 16, 2020

Highly effective direct‐acting antivirals (DAAs) for Hepatitis C treatment are largely inaccessible in sub‐Saharan Africa. Data on treatment feasibility and outcomes in clinical settings are limited.  The research assessed the feasibility of achieving a high (≥90%) cure rate with DAAs in six gastroenterology clinics in Cameroon. High cure rates of Hepatitis C with DAAs are achievable in clinical settings of Cameroon. However, the accessibility and provision of HCV screening, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and care should be addressed for large‐scale implementation.Tropical Medicine and International Health

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