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2020 Jun 05

Trop Med Int Health

Achieving a high cure rate with direct-acting antivirals for chronic Hepatitis C virus infection in Cameroon: A multi-clinic demonstration project.


Coyer L, Njoya O, Njouom R, Mossus T, Pierre Kowo M, Essomba F, Boers A, Coutinho R, Ondoa P
Trop Med Int Health. 2020 Jun 05.
PMID: 32502290.


Highly effective direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for Hepatitis C treatment are largely inaccessible in sub-Saharan Africa. Data on treatment feasibility and outcomes in clinical settings are limited. We assessed the feasibility of achieving a high (≥90%) cure rate with DAAs in six gastroenterology clinics in Cameroon.