In the battle to eliminate HCV as a public health threat by 2030, prison healthcare is at the forefront.

This webinar brings together three international experts who lead prison-based HCV elimination programmes to share their in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience.

Join us and learn how to implement proven HCV elimination strategies in the prison system, get answers to your questions and be inspired by some of the successful programmes that are already driving HCV elimination within European prisons.



12:00 Welcome and Introductions Dr Fadi Meroueh
12:05 Planning for success:
Building the foundations of a microelimination programme
Dr Fadi Meroueh
12:15 Peer-led elimination Rachel Halford
12:25 Breaking barriers Dr Fadi Meroueh
12:35 Success stories:
Elimination in action
Dr Joaquin Cabezas
12:45 Panel discussion All
12:50 Q&A All
13:00 Closing remarks Dr Fadi Meroueh


Dr Fadi Meroueh
Head of Health Unit, Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone Prison, Montpellier, France;
President, Health Without Barriers: The European Federation for Prison Health

Dr Joaquin Cabezas
Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Spain

Rachel Halford
CEO, Hepatitis C Trust, UK

This webinar has been funded by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. The sponsor had no influence on speaker selection, agenda or content.