Become a Hep C 

Champion

In 2016, Ireland along with 193 member-states of the World Health Organisation (WHO) committed to eliminating viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. Current estimates suggest we are 21 years behind reaching this goal. 

Our Hep C Champions

Our champions are members of civil and professional society who have identified their support to ensuring Ireland delivers a cascade of care for HCV that upholds best practice guidelines as outlined by the WHO. They are committed to ensuring Ireland's efforts to make Hepatitis C a rare disease by 2030. 

OUR POLICY rEQUESTS

Shared Care

Expand treatment beyond hospitals & move toward local level community based care 

Ease of Testing

Initiate the diagnosis of Hepatitis C in one sitting with rapid antibody screening. 

Measurement

Initiate an annual reporting programme which provides a cumulative overview & elimination progress.

Avert Progression

Identity patients before costly progression of the disease through inclusion with other programmes

Download our Position paper from our 2019 Elimination Summit. 

Become a Champion.

Hep C champions are members of civil and professional society who have identified their support to ensuring Ireland upholds its commitment to the elimination of Hepatitis C by 2030. Download our postcard here

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about testing, treatment or the work that we do please contact us below.

ADDRESS

PHONE

EMAIL

C/O 14 Carman's Court 

Carman's Hall

Dublin 8

086 189 5792

01 4733857

Charity Number: RCN20100612

©2020 by The Hepatitis C Partnership 

Mary Lou McDonald, TD and Sinn Féin leader

Mary is passionate about championing the needs of her constituency both locally and nationally.

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