Egypt

Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program

This Program was adapted for Egypt by a local expert steering committee and in partnership with the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHCS) and ASHM Health.

Online modules cover: HCV epidemiology and prevention, HCV testing and diagnosis, HCV treatment, ongoing monitoring.

The highly interactive workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshop is structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently manage patients with hepatitis C.

Open access online learning modules

This online learning module consists of four individual modules that should be completed in sequential order. Each module will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete and all four modules must be completed prior to attending the workshop. Or, you can complete the online modules independently. 

Online learning modules

Tip: Make sure you scroll to the bottom of each module, including the Acknowledgements section, to be marked as complete and trigger your certificate.

Before you start the course, please ensure you turn off the pop-up blocker or select “allow pop-ups for this site”.

Virtual Workshops

Virtual workshops are free to attend but places are limited so registration is essential. 

If you do not see any dates in your country, please register your interest here:

Date
Location
Details
Registration
22 April 2024
Online,
Egypt

Resources

Capacity strengthening toolkit

A suite of resources and practical tools with which to implement hepatitis C testing and treating processes in your setting.

Decision making in HCV

This resource covers indications for testing and diagnosis of hepatitis C and provides a step-by step guide to treating hepatitis C in primary care.

Egypt Steering Committee

The Education Program is developed and delivered in collaboration with many partners. The International Education Program Steering Committee provide oversight and direction to the Program and we thank them for their involvement.

Our Egypt Steering Committee members are: 

  • Dr Monica Ciupagea
    Expert in Drug Use and HIV, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Dr Ahmed Cordie
    Lecturer of Endemic Medicine and Coordinator of HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fighting Group, Cairo University Hospitals
  • Professor Gamal Esmat
    Professor of Hepatology and Endemic Medicine and Vice-President of Cairo University for Graduate Studies and Research
  • Professor Hossam Abdel Ghaffar
    General Secretary of the Supreme Council of University Hospitals and Official Spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry of Health
  • Dr Haidi Karam-Allah
    Associate Professor of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology, Asuit University
  • Dr Rahma Mohamed
    HIV Doctor, Cairo University 
  • Dr Tariq Sonnan
    Regional Programme Coordinator HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care, UNODC Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa
  • Ms Jessica Zalami
    Focal Point Lebanon, MENANPUD
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