Saudi Hepatitis C Elimination Plan Consensus Recommendations

On November 2, 2018. A group of expert in Hepatology met to vote a the final consensus recommendation for managing Hepatitis C in Saudi Arabia. This was preceded by multiple sessions and workshops to prepare for the meeting.

During the meeting, the recommendations were voted upon by members of the task force and additional external experts. 

I present here the final draft that was presented to the Ministry of health

Authors

  1. Abdullah Khathlan

    • Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  2. Mohammed AlQuaiz

    • Head Section of gastroenterology, Department of Medicine

    • King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  3. Abdullah Alghamdi

    • Department of medicine

    • Head of gastroenterology and endoscopy unit

    • Security forces hospitalRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

  4. Adel Qutub

    • Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  5. Nasser AlMasri

    • Department of Gastroenterology, Prince Sultan Medical Military City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  6. Mohammed Alghamdi

    • MD,FRCPC

    • King Fahd military complex,Dahrahn

  7. Ibrahim Altraif

    • Department of Hepatobiliary sciences and organ transplantation center. King Abdulaziz Medical City, and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia