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Hepatitis C Drugs Added to WHO’s List of Essential Medicines

May 11, 2015

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The World Health Organization updated its Essential Medicines List to include five drugs used to treat hepatitis C.

WHO Adds Gilead Hepatitis C Drugs to its List of Essential Medicines

By Ed Silverman

As the debate over the cost of prescription drugs accelerates, the World Health Organization has added several treatments for cancer and hepatitis C to its list of so-called essential medicines, which the agency believes should be made available at affordable prices.

The move comes amid growing friction between payers – both public and private – and the pharmaceutical industry over drug pricing. The addition by the WHO follows requests by consumer groups for the agency to widen its list to include some of the latest treatments carrying high price tags.

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  • mel

    ever heard of H2o2 IV therapy for Hep C?

  • Toster

    Yes Mel, I have. Some take it internally as well. It is bleach aka MMS. I have not used it and I think there are other modalities that are better.
    I myself am going to do IV Ozone or aka liquid Oxygen aka Prolozone and/or IV blood Irradiation therapy. Both are great and recently IV Ozone is being used to cure Ebola successfully. It does knock down the Hep C Virus as well. It has been used for many years for a myriad of discorders and diseases and the results are fantasitic. I suggest you google it.