HCV elimination among incarcerated populations requires a comprehensive care strategy that includes harm reduction measures for people with substance use disorders, including provision of medication treatment for opioid use disorder. Here’s why.
This downloadable slideset provides an examination of the burden of HCV in US correctional facilities; guidelines, challenges, and benefits of HCV screening in jails and prisons; the feasibility of HCV treatment in corrections; and strategies for improving linkage to HCV care upon community re-entry.
This interactive video module provides in-depth expert analysis of the barriers impeding expanded diagnosis, treatment, and cure of HCV infection among individuals who are incarcerated in jails or prisons along with important insights on critical strategies needed to overcome these challenges.
This downloadable slideset provides a review of challenges to eliminating HCV infection among people who are incarcerated and models of care seeking to overcome these barriers.
Listen to downloadable audio from a live Webinar in which CCO’s expert faculty provides insights on guidelines, challenges, and benefits of HCV screening in jails and prisons; the feasibility of HCV treatment in corrections; and strategies for improving linkage to HCV care upon community re-entry.
Listen to downloadable audio from a live Webinar in which CCO’s expert faculty provides insights on strategies to make HCV treatment in correctional settings more accessible and the critical role of harm reduction in preventing ongoing HCV transmission.
This downloadable slideset reviews the critical challenge of addressing HCV in correctional facilities to reach HCV elimination goals in the United States as well as mechanisms for overcoming identified barriers, including a simplified HCV assessment and treatment algorithm facilitating HCV management for the majority of patients in almost any healthcare setting, including correctional health, and important mechanisms that have been implemented or proposed to overcome treatment access barriers for people who are incarcerated.
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