Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (444, 445, 446)

Alan Kelly

Question:

444. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the key performance indicators that have been set for the hepatitis C treatment programme; the way in which the programme evaluates its work towards the stated goal of elimination of the disease by 2026; the reporting requirements the programme adheres to; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44254/19]

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Alan Kelly

Question:

445. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the data the HSE has in terms of estimating the number of persons here with hepatitis C; the overall prevalence of hepatitis C here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44255/19]

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Alan Kelly

Question:

446. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the spending by the HSE under the hepatitis C treatment programme in 2018 to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44256/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 444 to 446, inclusive, together.

As the HSE has responsibility for these matters, I have asked the HSE to respond directly to the Deputy on these issues.