Hepatitis C

HCV Elimination Videos

JAILFREE-C programme

El Dueso Prison in a small region in central Northern Spain called Cantabria and the site of a pilot programme to eliminate hepatitis C infection from the population. Utilising a communication tool introduced by the Spanish Government to manage hepatitis C within the prison, the JAILFREE-C programme was born.

Case study: patient perspective

Sérgio Rodrigues is a drug user and activist who has worked in the GIRUGaia harm reduction team for 10 years. Having contracted hepatitis C through injecting heroin and sharing equipment, Sérgio, now cured, encourages and supports others through their personal journeys of drug use and treatment.

LID/IHQ/18-12//1048p DATE OF PREPARATION: September 2019