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A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis C Virus as a Public Health Threat in the Maltese Islands 2018-2025


From: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry for Health

​Published on: 14 February 2018
Running till: 15 March 2018
​Last Updated: 12 February 2018
1.        Background
The Ministry for Health is launching this document for consultation. The aim of the proposed strategy is to eliminate Hepatitis C as a public health threat in Malta by 2025. The four main areas for action include: Prevention, Screening and Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring & Governance.
2.        Documents
3.        Submission of input
Submissions must be sent in through the following channels:
By email:

By post:         Hepatitis C Elimination Strategy Consultation,
                     Department for Policy in Health
                     Ministry for Health 
                     15, Merchants Street 
                     Valletta   VLT 1171

Submissions must be received by 15 March 2018                               
We thank you in advance for your input.

Please be informed that submissions will be published on the webpage of this consultation at the end of the scoping phase. The lead Ministry has sole discretion upon the publication of comments.
Received contributions, together with the identity of the contributor, will be published on the Internet, unless the contributor objects to the publication of his/her personal data on the grounds that such publication would harm his/her legitimate interests. In this case the contribution may be published in anonymous form. Otherwise the contribution will not be published nor will, in principle, its content be taken into account.  Any objections concerning the publication of personal data should be sent to the service responsible for the consultation on the following email address:
Data Protection Statement Data Protection Act (Chapter 440)
The Data Protection Act, 2001 regulates the processing of personal data whether held electronically or in manual form. The Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties collects only information which is necessary for it to perform its intended functions and is set to fully comply with the Data Protection Principles as set out in the Act.  Verification of the ID number provided will take place as deemed necessary. All personal data provided will be processed according to the Data Protection Act (Cap 440).
In addition, please be aware of:
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.

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