Catalan Association of Hepatitis Patients (ASSCAT)
President: Mr Juan José Montes
Contact person (English speaker): Mr. Jaume Vidal
Our adress is:
Associació Catalana de Malalts d’Hepatitis “ASSCAT” Pere Vergés,1. pis 8. despatx 11 “Hotel d’Entitats la Pau” 08020 Barcelona Phone: (0034)933145209-615052266 Fax: 932780294
Internet: www.asscat-hepatitis.org a/e: [email protected])
The ASSCAT was founded in 2000;its headquarters are located in Barcelona (Catalonia), but we attend patients in Spain over phone or via email. .ASSCAT it is a non profit organization and everybody who works in it is a volunteer.
The main goals of ASSCAT are:
Our main activities are:
Production and distribution of information material (Digital and printed magazine, brochures, ), lectures and update for different groups such as pharmacists, social workers, nurses, etc., give information and do screening on the street, Information Days at major hospitals in collaboration with the hepatologists , try to dialogue with health policy makers,etc.
The main service the association offers its members, and also for all patients and their close relatives, who contact with us, is listen, support them with reliable information and try to find suitable alternatives to solve their problems and needs.
Federación Nacional de Enfermos y Trasplantados Hepáticos
Santiago de Compostela 38 – 7º B / 28034-MadridTelephone Numbers: + 34 91-7396872 / 667-496358
E-Mail: [email protected]
National Program for awareness and detection of infected with hepatitis virus. Application of the last new treatments with DAA to all patients who need it.
As result of our lobby work, all of our regionals health authorities authorized the application of triple therapy treatments (Telaprevir/Boceprevir ). We have created this year GAEHC (18 support groups for patients with hepatitis C ). In our federation we are 18 associations with 5400 members.