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dc.contributor.authorMafirakureva, N
dc.contributor.authorLim, AG
dc.contributor.authorKhalid, GG
dc.contributor.authorAslam, K
dc.contributor.authorCampbell, L
dc.contributor.authorZahid, H
dc.contributor.authorVan den Bergh, R
dc.contributor.authorFalq, G
dc.contributor.authorFortas, C
dc.contributor.authorWailly, Y
dc.contributor.authorAuat, R
dc.contributor.authorDonchuk, D
dc.contributor.authorLoarec, A
dc.contributor.authorCoast, J
dc.contributor.authorVickerman, P
dc.contributor.authorWalker, JG
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-05T16:44:07Z
dc.date.available2020-12-05T16:44:07Z
dc.date.issued2020-10-14
dc.date.submitted2020-12-03
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/619791
dc.descriptionWe regret that this article is behind a paywall.en_US
dc.description.abstractabilistic sensitivity analyses (PSA). The ICER for implementing testing and treatment compared to no programme was US$450/DALY averted, with 100% of PSA runs falling below the per capita Gross Domestic Product threshold for cost-effective interventions for Pakistan (US$1,422). The ICER increased to US$532/DALY averted assuming national HCV seroprevalence (5.5% versus 33% observed in the intervention). If the cost of liver disease care was included (adapted from resource use data from Cambodia which has similar GDP to Pakistan), the ICER dropped to US$148/DALY, while it became cost-saving if a recently negotiated reduced drug cost of $75/treatment course was assumed (versus $282 in base-case) in addition to cost of liver disease care. In conclusion, screening and DAA treatment for HCV infection are expected to be highly cost-effective in Pakistan, supporting the expansion of similar screening and treatment programmes across Pakistan.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherWileyen_US
dc.titleCost-effectiveness of screening and treatment using direct-acting antivirals for chronic Hepatitis C virus in a primary care setting in Karachi, Pakistanen_US
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Viral Hepatitisen_US


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