New African HCV education virtual workshop announced

INHSU, ASHM Health and The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHCS) have partnered to provide hepatitis C education and training opportunities for healthcare professionals in the African region. 

The program aims to strengthen the capacity of healthcare professionals working in drug and alcohol clinics or primary care settings to effectively test for, treat and manage hepatitis C.

Are you an addiction doctor, physician, general practitioner, nurse, or a clinical staff member who is working with people who use drugs in a primary care or drug and alcohol setting? This program is for you.

Register for the free Multi-country Hepatitis C Education program below or download the flyer for more information. 


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Program format

  1. Pre-Learning Modules : Country specific online learning modules introducing the learner to topics related to epidemiology, natural history, assessment, and management of hepatitis C. Duration: 1.5 hrs.
  2. Virtual Workshop: Interactive virtual workshop enabling practical and collaborative application of concepts and theory through case discussions, facilitated by experts in the field of hepatitis C. Duration: 3 hrs.
  3. Toolkit: Tailored capacity strengthening toolkit providing participants with resources to support implementation of hepatitis C testing and treatment in their setting.
  4. Certification of completion: Upon completing the program, learners receive a certificate, acknowledging their commitment to advancing their knowledge and skills in Hepatitis C management.

Online Workshop Date

  • Monday 25 March 2024, 09H00 – 12H00 (SAST)
  • Register before 21 March 2024
  • The virtual workshop registration link will follow upon completion of the pre-learning modules.


3 Clinical Points


The course is free. Places are limited – registration is essential.


  1. Dr Andrew Scheibe – A key population and harm reduction expert from TB HIV Care / INHSU
  2. Dr Bernadette Gosnell – Medical officer from King Edward VIII Hospital / University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  3. Dr Neliswa Gogela – Hepatologist and a specialist physician at Groote Schuur Hospital / the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  4. Mr Mohammed Mwakazi- MAT Coordinator, Mombasa Kenya
  5. Mr Ahmed Said; Regional coordinator, African Network of People Who Use Drugs
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