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Current challenges and possible solutions to improve access to care and treatment for hepatitis C infection in Vietnam: a systematic review

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BACKGROUND: Hepatitis C infection is a major public health concern in low- and middle-income countries where an estimated 71.1 million individuals are living with chronic infection. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released new guidance for hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment programs, which include improving the access to new direct-acting antiviral agents. In Vietnam, a highly populated middle-income country, the seroprevalence of HCV infection is approximately 4% and multiple...

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10.1186/s12879-017-2360-6

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Vietnam/OUCRU
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BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
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17
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1
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260
Publication date:
2017-04-11
Acceptance date:
2017-03-29
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1471-2334
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pubs:689667
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uri:65358713-5cef-4fcc-9860-7b43819ed367
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