What about us? Recent advances in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C threaten to leave some parts of the world behind

F Ahmed, Aga Khan University


© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.Summary. Directly acting antiviral (DAA) agents are currently revolutionizing the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection. The first generation of these agents have significant limitations including cost issues that are of particular concern in the developing world and a lack of efficacy in genotype 3 patients. Both of these concerns are of particular relevance in Pakistan.