Hepatitis C Virus: The Rising Concerns and Growing Hopes, Report From the HCV Symposium, Fourth Tehran Hepatitis Congress, november 2011, Tehran, Iran

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Seyed Moayed Alavian 1 , Hossain Jabbari 2 , Nasser Ebrahimi Daryani 3 , * , Mohammad Torabi Nami 1

1 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, IR Iran

2 1) Digestive Disease Research Institute (DDRI), Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran, 2) Vienna General Hospital (AKH), Univ. Department of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Disease, Austria

3 Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, [email protected], IR Iran

How to Cite: Alavian S, Jabbari H, Daryani N, Torabi Nami M. Hepatitis C Virus: The Rising Concerns and Growing Hopes, Report From the HCV Symposium, Fourth Tehran Hepatitis Congress, november 2011, Tehran, Iran, Hepat Mon. Online ahead of Print ; 12(7):423-429. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.6679.

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Hepatitis Monthly: 12 (7); 423-429
Article Type: Meeting Report
Received: May 16, 2012
Accepted: May 26, 2012
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Abstract

The rising concerns for future health burden of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in global scale has continuously encouraged preventing measures particularly public awareness programs. There is an increasing necessity for allocating HCV awareness issues in public scope, especially for high risk populations and patients. Proper knowledge of health care professionals and treating physicians and their attitude with regard to hepatitis C management is also crucial. Achieving this can be a constructive step forward in controlling and hopefully eradicating hepatitis C virus in our community. Having a clear scientific grasp on treatment options and protocols, the concept of “CURE” achievement in hepatitis C and the future hopes in enhancing virological response with the coming direct antiviral agents can significantly add to the current practices of treating hepatitis C. This scientific report paper outlines the insights communicated at the HCV symposium during the 4th Tehran Hepatitis Congress, November 2011, Tehran, Iran.



Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education:

Proper knowledge of health care professionals and treating physicians and their attitude with regard to hepatitis C management is crucial. this can be a constructive step forward in controlling and hopefully eradicating hepatitis C virus in our communityand it also can be helpful for many people such as patients who suffer Hepatitis C , the Liver Physicians and the Scientists who are interested in these fields.

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Alavian SM, Jabbari H, ebrahimi Daryani n, Torabi nami M. Hepatitis C Virus: The Rising Concerns and Growing Hopes, Report From the HCV Symposium, Fourth Tehran Hepatitis Congress, november 2011, Tehran, Iran. Hepat Mon. 2012;12(7):423-9. DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.6679

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