[Ip-health] TREAT Asia/amfAR, APN+ and ANPUD releases fact sheet on 2014 WHO hepatitis C guidelines.

George Carter fiar at verizon.net
Wed Jul 2 04:25:37 PDT 2014


I agree with what you are saying and that WHO needs to update its guidelines (which came out when?) But AmFAR doesn't need to merely act as a parrot for the WHO, does it?

George M. Carter

On Jul 2, 2014, at 7:09 AM, Giten Khwairakpam wrote:

> Hi George, Thanks for your feedback. Perhaps you have not understood the document and its contents- this is not what TREAT Asia/amfAR nor APN+ nor ANPUD is recommending.
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> What we have worked on is putting the key points from the recent WHO guidelines together so that people in the community finds it easy to understand what the guideline says.
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> If you think the treatment page is pretty much an antediluvian joke of horrible recommendations- then perhaps you should have flagged it when WHO launched their HCV guidelines in April this year. There is still time- you may write to WHO and tell them that what they have done is not upto the mark.
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> I am happy that the fact sheet is generating this feedback- which was missing when the actual guideline came out.
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> Thanks
> Giten





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