periodHigh-level Inter-Agency Meeting on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination According to Alethse De la Torre Rosas, director-general of agencies under the Mexican Ministry of Health (SSa), hepatitis C in MexicoThere is a need for health authorities at all levels to focus on this disease, prioritizing first-exposure medications.
Apart from, Actions focus on prevention, timely diagnosis, linkage with health services and comprehensive care that is human rights-centred, individual- and community-centred.
Mexicans can get hepatitis C screening tests, comprehensive care and free treatmentUsing the drug, a cure for the disease is possible within two months, the National Center for AIDS Prevention and Control (Censida) reported on Monday.
return Point out that coordination between federal and state governments will help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 of the World Health Organization (WHO), on eEradicate the disease, reduce deaths and eliminate stigma Affects people with hepatitis C.
How are you doing in Mexico?
In Mexico, heDisease is one of the main causes of population death, Emphasize infections associated with hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses.
he Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a Increased burden of disease and death worldwide and affects approximately 71 million people. In Mexico, it is estimated that at least 5 in 1,000 people are infected with HCV Most people don’t know.
At the meeting, Tzitlalli Medina Machuca, Director of Operations Research at Censidaindicating that Mexico has a system of centralized epidemiological informationThat Allows to monitor the traceability of inputs and have statistics Facilitate decision-making based on population health needs.
Meanwhile, Brendha Ríos, medical program coordinator at the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS),emphasizing the need for “early attention to avoid serious complications”such as cirrhosis and liver cancer, can occur when hepatitis C is left undiagnosed and untreated