Call back program expands reach, links more patients with chronic HCV infection to care

A call back system in Taiwan helped retrieve patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection who were lost to follow-up and has the potential to boost micro-elimination efforts, according to research in BMC Gastroenterology.“Due to the scale and complexity of HCV elimination, EASL proposes a ‘micro-elimination’ approach which focuses and treats different populations and at-risk groups,” Cheng-Jen Chen, of the division of hepato-gastroenterology at Lin Kou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, and colleagues wrote. “Other than the initial recognized targetRead More