Patient and provider perceived barriers and facilitators to direct acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment among priority populations in high income countries: A knowledge synthesis.
Amoako A, et al. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2021 (ePub before print).
Changing epidemiology, implications, and recommendations for hepatitis C in women of childbearing age and during pregnancy.
Kushner T, Reau N. J Hepatol. 2021;74(3):734-741.
Primary Care for Persons Who Inject Drugs.
Visconti AJ. Am Fam Physician. 2019;99(2):109-116.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C.
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)/Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Last updated March 2021.
Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Screening.
US Preventive Services Task Force. March 2020.
A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
HEP Drug Interactions.
University of Liverpool.
National Harm Reduction Coalition.
PREP-C: Psychosocial Readiness Evaluation and Preparation for Hepatitis C Treatment.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Action and Advocacy
Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI)
CHLPI advocates for legal, regulatory, and policy reforms to improve the health of underserved populations. It has played a pivotal role in removing Medicaid restrictions on HCV treatment.
Hepatitis Education Project (HEP)
HEP provides support, education, advocacy, and direct services for people affected by hepatitis, and works to raise hepatitis awareness among patients, medical providers, and the general public.
National Hepatitis Corrections Network (NHCN)
NHCN, managed by HEP, supports a public health approach to hepatitis education, prevention, testing, and treatment in prisons and jails.
National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable
National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) is a coalition working together to eliminate hepatitis B and C in the U.S. It offers practical online resources for practice management.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Locator Map
SAMHSA provides an interactive national map that facilitates identification of local resources and services for substance use and mental health disorders.
BodyPro — Project Inform
Project Inform promotes the development of effective HIV and HCV therapies; supports patients’ informed choices about their health; advocates for quality, affordable health care; and addresses medical strategies that prevent new infections.
Hepatitis C Information Center
American Liver Foundation. The American Liver Foundation’s Hepatitis C Information Center website is a dedicated online information and resource center created in support of individuals impacted by HCV infection.
HepatitisC.net is a website for people living with HCV that offers education, tools, and resources. Articles are written by people living with or cured of HCV, patient advocates, and medical providers.