[Ip-health] Malaysia started Hep C treatment with generic SOF

Chee Yoke Ling yokeling at twnetwork.org
Mon Mar 19 19:15:28 PDT 2018


Dear all,

A happy day for us in Malaysia as the implementation of the government use compulsory has enabled treatment to start. Scaling up rapidly is now the challenge.

New reports :

Free Hepatitis C treatment for all
https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/03/20/free-hepatitis-c-treatment-for-all-2000-patients-need-not-pay-at-government-hospitals-this-year/

Patient who watched his friends die finally has hope
https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/03/20/patient-who-watched-his-friends-die-finally-has-hope/

NGOs laud ministry’s efforts as a win for public health
https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/03/20/ngos-laud-ministrys-efforts-as-a-win-for-public-health/

Best,
Yoke Ling


Chee Yoke Ling
Director of Programmes
Third World Network
email: yokeling at twnetwork.org
Mob: +6012 - 3768858



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