'I just keep thinking I have't got it because I'm not yellow': a qualitative study of the factors that influence the uptake of Hepatitis C testing by prisoners
- Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. // Annals of Internal Medicine;3/16/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 6, pI62
Recommends screening for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Ability to available tests to accurately identify people with HCV infection; Need for doctors and patients to be aware that screening for HCV infection to not improve patient...
- Ireland announces compensation for hepatitis C. WILSON-DAVIS, KEITH // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/23/1995, Vol. 311 Issue 7008, p771
The article reports on a package of compensation and treatment announced by the Irish government for people infected with hepatitis C virus because of blood transfusion or anti-D immunoglobulin. The package, which costs over Â£100 million, includes a national screening program, free family...
- Australian government retreats from health promises. John, Danny // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/19/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6893, p1634
Focuses on the health services in Australia. Failure of the government to meet the budget for health promotion; Details on the budget allocated for breast cancer screening program; competition in the public hospital system.
- Eminent researchers report that mid-life health checks are ineffective. Biela, Chris // Journal of Renal Nursing;Nov2015, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p310
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- Veterans' Health Care: Observations on VA's Assessment of Hepatitis C Budgeting and Funding: GAO-01-661T. Bascetta, Cynthia // GAO Reports;4/25/2001, p1
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requested and received $195 million for Hepatitis C screening and treatment in fiscal year 2000. VA's budget documentation showed that it had spent $100 million on Hepatitis C screening and treatment, leaving a difference of $95 million between its...
- In brief. // Practice Nurse;11/7/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p9
The article presents medical news briefs. Wales has launched a bowel screening program and hopes that men will take part. Nurses in primary care trusts are being asked to help improve the detection and diagnosis of hepatitis C. There was in increase in cancer rates among men and women in...
- Health. King, Pat // Las Vegas Business Press;07/03/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p12
Presents news items concerning the healthcare industry in Las Vegas, Nevada as of July 3, 2000. United Way grant received by the Community Council Center in Las Vegas to raise awareness for its hepatitis C program; Family Home Hospice's offering of free volunteer training course throughout the...
- Testing for hepatitis C as a sexually transmissible infection: understanding health practitioners' knowledge and attitudes. Tremper, Soenke; Hussey, Guy // HIV Australia;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p27
The article presents information on a survey developed by the General Practice Victoria (GPV) on hepatitis C as a sexually transmissible infection in Australia. The survey was a means to inform project development. The survey provide insights into the knowledge levels, beliefs, and practices of...
- Hepatitis C could be virtually eliminated by 2030. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);May2014, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p250
The article discusses the possibility that hepatitis C could be eliminated by 2030 by increasing diagnosis rates and treatment rates.