Hepatitis C can be cured. Test yourself for free!

Hepatitis C can be cured. Test yourself for free!

Hepatitis C can be cured. Test yourself for free!

The largest free campaign for the detection of Hepatitis C Virus in Botosani County was launched by the Health Equity Association (AES), in Dorohoi, even in the European Week of Hepatitis and HIV Testing.

The campaign "Hepatitis C can be cured" is addressed to all persons over 18 years and will be carried out, for three months, through the offices of family doctors from Botosani, Dorohoi and neighboring communes. Doctors will receive from AES the rapid tests for the detection of the virus, the necessary supplies for testing (sanitary alcohol, sterile compresses, patches), as well as materials with useful information about the ways of transmission of the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and the importance of the testing for its early detection. , according to politicidesanatate.ro.

The testing campaign from Botosani County will run from December 2019 to February 2020, during which time AES will organize working sessions with family doctors, partners in the project, specialist doctors and health authorities. In the opinion of ESA, the collaboration of this team is essential for establishing a correct diagnosis, establishing the treatment and observing the protocols for prescribing the therapy, as well as for guiding the HCV patients towards access to the treatment.

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