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World J Hepatol. Apr 18, 2015; 7(5): 725-737
Published online Apr 18, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i5.725
Table 1 Key elements in future hepatitis C virus management
Innovative HCV screening programs
Education and counseling programs to reduce HCV transmission
Development and implementation of a global coordinated HCV action plan
Rapid, accurate and cost-effective diagnostic testing methods to detect HCV
Affordable prices of DAAs to allow widespread access to HCV treatment
HCV drug resistance interpretation tools
Detailed understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in liver regeneration after HCV cure
Reinforcement of vaccine research and development