Peer support positively impacts HCV treatment, outcomes

Peer support positively impacts HCV treatment, outcomes

Peer support within marginalized groups at risk for hepatitis C virus increased treatment initiation and completion as well as improved outcomes, according to a presenter at the International Liver Congress.“This has been the largest study on the impact of peers on hepatitis C and we have found that they have both an immediate and delayed impact,” Davina V. Jugnarain, of Queen Mary University of London, said during her presentation. “Their immediate impact may suggest that having peer support workers as part of a multidisciplinary team may motivate and engage staff toRead More

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin