HCV Terms of Reference

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HCV Testing Policy Expert Reference Committee
Terms of Reference

1. To directly report and act as a joint sub-committee of the Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Standing Committee (BBVSS) of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC)

2. To meet as often as necessary and as required to review and endorse a draft Hepatitis C Testing Policy document and provide recommendations to BBVSS of the AHPPC for final endorsement and promulgation of the Policy

3. To ensure the Hepatitis C Testing Policy 2011 accurately reflects the recommendation included in the Third National Hepatitis C Strategy 2010- 2013 and the Third National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Blood  Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy 2010-2013

4. If needed these will be smaller working groups which will provide more technical support to the project and drafting process

5. For individual members of the ERC to act as a conduit to the organisations being represented



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