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Hepatitis C Buyers Club creates an interesting link between Tasmania, India and the rest of the world

The Tasmania Hepatitis C Buyers Club

Here is a link to a short documentary made about my Hepatitis C Buyers Club which is focused on helping people around the world to access affordable Hepatitis C treatment. This Hep C Buyers Club documentary was made possible through a grant from the BERTHA FOUNDATION. The Bertha Foundation began in 2009 to fight for a more just world and it supports activists who are working to bring about social and economic justice. It was a great honor for me to have my Hepatitis C Buyers Club story chosen as a subject for one of their documentaries. I would particularly like to thank Mandakini Gahlot and Clément Gargoullaud for their incredible work in telling the story of the tragedy that is the global Hepatitis C epidemic.

It has been incredibly difficult to get the national and international media to give any attention to the international health crisis that is the Hepatitis C epidemic. This is largely because the same people who control Big Pharma also control or influence the companies that run the international news media.

For some reason, the needless deaths of over one million people from Hepatitis C every year is not considered newsworthy, nor is the fact that millions of people die simply because of the astounding greed of the big pharmaceutical companies.

My Hepatitis C Buyers Club work focuses on creating networks of people who support each other through the process of getting affordable Hepatitis C medication and then through the actual Hep C treatment and post-treatment experience.

Whilst my Buyers Club story provides the narrative thread in this documentary the real story is not about me but the fact that tens of millions of people are suffering and dying from a disease that can be easily and completely cured. The reason for all this death and suffering is simply because these people can not access affordable Hep C treatment. It is not that the Hepatitis C drugs are expensive to make (the actual cost of making a Hepatitis C treatment is less than $50), it is simply that greed and manipulation of international patent laws by Big Pharma prevents people from being able to buy Hepatitis C treatment at a fair price.

 

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14 Comments

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    I was diagnosed in 2000 with Hep C 1a. Have only recently been having more serious symptoms. I would like to try Epclusa, but I am on a fixed income, and will have trouble affording it.

    Thank you,
    Sonjia Michaels

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      Greg Jefferys July 5, 2019 at 1:54 am

      Hi Sonjia
      Epclusa has no real advantage over the combination of Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir except that it is in one pill instead of two.
      If you are on a fixed income then Sof + Dac is probably the best option.
      However if you particularly wish for Epclusa I can help you with that and will remove my fee to make it more affordable

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      I’ve had hepatitis c for 25 years now with no treatment. I’m starting to feel sick. Am worried psoriasis has set in. What can I do ? my insurance denied the new medication twice already. Can you help me ?

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        HI Sonjia
        I can certainly help you. Perhaps if you email me we can discuss some options
        best wishes
        greg

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    Aliyu usman suleiman August 16, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    Hello sir, i will like to know how i can get hep c drugs, i am in nigeria. Thanks. Pls you can contact me via my email.

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    Abigail Joy Tarona September 8, 2019 at 1:47 pm

    Hi. I found out I have Hep C back in 2004, but I didn’t seek treatment.

    Although I feel nothing yet, I am concerned that when I do, it’ll be too late then.

    Treatment here in Philippines is costly as you would pay high price not only for the medicine, but also the Specialist.

    Can you tell me more about this Hep C treatment. I want to start treamtent ASAP

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      HI Abigail
      I have a special price for people who have money problems. THe price for a Hepatitis C treatment is 19,000 pesos for people in the Philippines

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    Please am from Ghana. I need the medicine to buy . Please is there any insurance to help us buy the medicine

    •    Reply

      Hi Bob
      I can certainly send Hep C medicines to Ghana. Please write to me by email and we can discuss what can be done
      Greg

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    my neighbor has hep c but because he is on medicaid and smokes pot, the medicaid office will not authorize his hep c treatment. he lives on social security disability income. i can find his meds for 850 to 1200 online from india, but he doesnt have but little income. i am disabled too so cant help him. he is a sweet humble man. any suggestions?

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      Hi Jean
      For people in financial difficulties, I remove my profit margin. I can supply treatment to your neighbour for not more than US$400.
      Please email me and I will work something out with you.
      best wishes
      greg

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    Alejandro aguilar gomez October 19, 2019 at 4:21 am

    Hola buenas noches.soy contagiado por epatitis c genotipo1b. Eata demaciado caro el tratamiento. Y en mi trabajo me dieron seguridad social imms despues de los estudios pasaro mas de 6 meses para que me medicaran. Y me dieron epclusa. Ase un mes y ya se me termino. Y fui y me lo an negado.que por que no lo tienen.estoy desesperado. Me podria ayudar.

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      Hello good night, I am infected by epatitis c genotype1b. The treatment is too expensive. And in my work they gave me social security imms after studies I spent more than 6 months to get medicated. And they gave me epclusa. Grill a month and I’m done. And I went and denied it to me. Because they don’t have it, I’m desperate. Can you help me
      Yes I can certainly help you. Are you in Mexico?

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