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Screening and linkage to care at Sida Sol

Press article on case management by a HepC nurse in the province of Limburg.

This government-supported pilot project was initiated by prof. dr. Geert Robaeys and his team (ZOL, UHasselt) to reduce the number of Hepatitis C patients in Flanders by engaging a dedicated HepC nurse to screen and inform risk populations. This document is available in Dutch.
ZOL – naar_een_verdere_terugdringing_van_hepatitis_c_in_vlaanderen

Infographic on the holistic ‘not under one roof’ model for HCV management in the Antwerp Free Clinic by Stefan Bourgeois, Stefan Bratovanov, and Tessa Windelinckx.

This integrated, multidisciplinary model of care with a strong peer-support program provides a continuum of HCV care from diagnosis, through to linkage to care, treatment and prevention of reinfection. This document is available in English.
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Prisoners

HCV elimination in prisons

Psychiatric patients

HCV infection in psychiatric patients

Migrants

Report on the epidemiological assessment of hepatitis B and C among migrants in the EU/EEA

Conferences & events: reports and posters

Program of the Gilead-organized symposium during the 2019 Belgian Week of Gastroenterology

HEPATITIS C: België, een van de slechtste leerlingen van Europa. HÉPATITE C: la Belgique, un des mauvais élèves de l’Europe.

Press coverage in MEDI-SFEER/MEDI-SPHERE following the 2019 Belgian Week of Gastroenterology with a view on the current Hepatitis C status in Belgium according to prof. Marc Van Ranst (KU Leuven) as chair of the Gilead-organized symposium. This article is available in Dutch and French.
BWGE sympo 2020 artikel medisfeer
BWGE sympo 2020 article medi-sphere

Hepatitis C, een virus dat we wél kunnen elimineren. Oorzaak van een miskende epidemie en een tikkende bom. L’hépatite C, un virus que nous sommes en mesure d’éradiquer. À l’origine d'une épidémie méconnue et véritable bombe à retardement.

Press coverage in De Medische Referentie/ La Référence Médicale following the 2019 Belgian Week of Gastroenterology with a view on Hepatitis C in Belgium by prof. Marc Van Ranst (KU Leuven) as chair of the Gilead-organized symposium. This article is available in Dutch and French.
BWGE sympo 2020 artikel DMR
BWGE sympo 2020 article LRM

Newsletter on the 3rd Gilead-organized Screening and Linkage To Care (SLTC) summit in Valencia (2019).

Exploring new frontiers in HCV care. Collaborative medical education event in the pursuit of HCV elimination by exchanging and discussing inspiring models of care throughout the world and more specifically the BeLux. This document is available in English.
Newsletter_SLTC summit Valencia

Report of the Gilead Symposium during the BWGE 2020

This article highlights the Gilead Satellite Symposium held during the Belgian Week of Gastroenterology in March 2020. It focused on the eradication of hepatitis C in Belgium in a fascinating debate moderated by Professor Marc Van Ranst, virologist at the Catholic University of Leuven.

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Tempo Medical Nl april mei 2020

Guidelines

Ntional Hepatitis plan & BASL/EASL guidelines

This slide deck provides a comprehensive overview of the EASL (European Association for the Study of the Liver) 2018 recommendations on the management of hepatitis C virus infection.
BASL guidelines jan 2019

EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2018

The EASL clinical practice guidelines were first presented at the 2018 International Liver Congress and are published in the Journal of Hepatology. The full publication can be downloaded from the Clinical Practice Guidelines section of the EASL website. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
EASL guidelines 2018

National hepatitis plan published on August 8th 2014

This action plan was initiated to reduce Hepatitis C transmission, increase the number of diagnosed Hepatitis C positive patients and enhance the patients’ care pathway and quality of life. The plan was set up through close collaboration between government, hepatologists, HIV specialists, patient groups, Harm reduction groups, and professional groups of gastroenterology.
Belgian National Hepatitis plan 2014

Infographics

Infographic on the holistic ‘not under one roof’ model for HCV management in the Antwerp Free Clinic by Stefan Bourgeois, Stefan Bratovanov, and Tessa Windelinckx

This integrated, multidisciplinary model of care with a strong peer-support program provides a continuum of HCV care from diagnosis, through to linkage to care, treatment and prevention of reinfection. This document is available in English.
Infographic banner Bourgeois Bratovanov

Patient community documentation

HEP C posters (NL-FR) 5 versions/language:

HCV Awareness posters to sensibilise and create awareness for visitors of community/addiction centers, gastroenterologists, hepatologist (HCV cure is possible,  HCV treatment available, HCV transmission)

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