Webinar: HCV in prisons - Targeting elimination

In the battle to eliminate HCV as a public health threat by 2030, prison healthcare is at the forefront.

This webinar brings together three international experts who lead prison-based HCV elimination programmes to share their in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience.

Join us and learn how to implement proven HCV elimination strategies in the prison system, get answers to your questions, and be inspired by some of the successful programmes that are already driving HCV elimination within European prisons.

Speakers

Dr Fadi Meroueh

Head of Health Unit, Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone Prison, Montpellier, France; President, Health Without Barriers: The European Federation for Prison Health.

Dr Joaquin Cabezas

Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Spain

Rachel Halford

CEO, Hepatitis C Trust, UK

Agenda

12:00

Welcome and introductions

Dr Fadi Meroueh

12:05

Planning for success: building the foundations of a micro-elimination programme

Dr Fadi Meroueh

12:15

Peer-led elimination

Rachel Halford

12:25

Breaking barriers

Dr Fadi Meroueh

12:35

Success stories: elimination in action

Dr Joaquin Cabezas

12:45

Panel discussion

All

12:50

Q&A

All

13:00

Closing remarks

Dr Fadi Meroueh

This webinar has been funded by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. The sponsor had no influence on speaker selection, agenda or content.