Testing and consumables were distributed to perform the test free of charge to GPs together with information materials on how to transfer hepatitis C virus and the risks of not diagnosing and treating infected people promptly.
"Through our approach, we want to give ourselves the opportunity to heal, benefitting from the treatments available today in Romania for infected C infections that can find that they suffer from & # This condition after testing. According to experts, the healing rate with these treatments is more than 95% and patients can avoid serious complications that may occur if they are not treated in time ", president of the Health Equity Society, Maria Vasilescu, said during the campaign opening event, held in Bacau.
For the three years ago, the Roman healthcare system offers innovative therapies for Hepatitis C. treatment. Currently, three treatment plans are provided under cost cost result contracts collected by CNAS. Within one year, from 1 September 2018, 13,000 patients with F1, F2, F3, F4, F4, F4, F4, F4, F4, F4 and / or CF patients and patients with chronic renal failure in dialysis will be treated With therapies more appropriate.
This is the second HCV testing campaign conducted by the Equity in Health Association. If in the previous campaigns, the campaign has largely targeted large urban concentrations, with the current campaign aimed primarily at the population in small towns, communities and villages, Ensure equal opportunities to access innovative treatments.
When launching the testing campaign, organized in Bacau, officials of the health system participated, along with experts and GPs.
"Since September 1, a new contract has been completed as a result of a cost volume, which, apart from the current 11 university centers, has the Pitesti and Bacau centers, which supports our insured, CJAS Bacau , who will not treat the treatment in Iasi, Galaţi or Bucharest. This contract also treats patients with F1 fibrosis, so the fibrosis is a patient qualification criterion ", he said. Jan-Marius Savin, President General Manager of Bacau County Health Insurance
Given the fact that there is no treatment center for Hepatitis C in Neamţ, patients who are identified positively in the campaign that is happening in this county will benefit from treatment provided by experts in gastroenterology or infectious diseases in the specialist centers provided under the contracts collected by CNAS.
"In CJAS Neamt there are three public hospitals in which patients can be monitored, with gastroenterology and infectious diseases: in Piatra Neamţ, Neamt and Roman Sunglasses. According to the legislation in force, we ensure that the costs of patient investigations that are # Elements Harva, president of CJAS Neamt, was launching the testing campaign in Neamt County, 39, having a diagnosis of Hepatitis C and the necessary follow-up costs for therapy.
"There are many Hepatitis C patients who have been infected and we are afraid we will not find them all. That's why it's very important to help us Note and even if we are making a waiting list by the end of the next year they will be treated, "explained Dr. Anca Trifan, president of the Romania Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, during the launch of a campaign in Piatra Neamt.
In the first test, between January 15, 2017 – February 28, 2018, 16,964 patients were tested at 7 most hospitals in Bucharest and the country. The results were evaluated by sex and sex groups (18-49 / 50-60 / 60+), respecting the confidentiality of medical data. The campaign showed that it is 6% (1,013 people) of patients experiencing carriers of the hepatitis C virus. The highest proportion of people experienced were proven for testing in the 60+ age group.
"We need you, your family's doctors, who know your patients best when they come to us in gastroenterology, already have a certificate about which chronic conditions they have, what other medicines they are & 39 ; n take them, only to experience interactions, "added Luminiţa Popovici, head of the Gastroenterology Department, County Emergency Hospital, Bacau.
The "Hepatitis C Correct" test test is run by AES with the help of ABBVIE.