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WHO Guideline recommendation from a research including Peduli Hati Bangsa

Recently, Yayasan Peduli Hati Bangsa was involved in a research study on self-testing for Hepatitis C.
In line with WHO’s goal to eliminate Hepatitis C as a public health threat by 2030, Yayasan Peduli Hati Bangsa together with researchers around the world, conducted a study which was eventually released by WHO as a guide for this Hepatitis C self-test.

The new guidelines highlight key considerations for policy-makers, national programmes, providers and implementers of HCV testing services. These considerations for HCV self-testing include designing appropriate and context-specific messages, service delivery models and support tools through engagement with communities; setting up efficient pathways for people who self-test to obtain confirmatory testing and treatment or prevention services; training providers; creating a supportive and enabling policy environment; and using quality-assured products

For the full article, see the link below:

https://www.who.int/news/item/15-07-2021-who-releases-first-guidelines-on-hepatitis-c-virus-self-testing

Meanwhile, the study report can be seen at

https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/342785/9789240031173-eng.pdf

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