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Enhancing hepatitis C treatment in the custodial setting: a national roadmap

Michael M Mina, Paul J Clark, Holly M Beasley, Lilie Herawati, Tony G Butler and Andrew R Lloyd
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (1): 15-16.
doi:
10.5694/mja13.10654

Challenges and opportunities for enhanced services

Michael M Mina, MB ChB(Hons), MRCP, MIPH(Hons), PhD Candidate1
Paul J Clark, MB BS(Hons), PhD, FRACP, Gastroenterologist,2 and Research Fellow3
Holly M Beasley, BSc, PostGradDip (IntHealth), Blood Borne Virus Consultant4
Lilie Herawati, MD, MPH, Senior Medical Advisor5
Tony G Butler, MSc, PhD, Head6
Andrew R Lloyd, MB BS, MD, FRACP, Professor1
1 Inflammation and Infection Research Centre, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
2 Department of Gastroenterology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
3 Cancer Control Unit, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD.
4 Department of Corrective Services, Government of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
5 Medical Department, MSD Australia, Sydney, NSW.
6 Justice Health Research Program, Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
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