Man waits years for hepatitis C medication after immigration detention transfer

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October 25, 2019

‘A man who waited 18 months for hepatitis C medication to be approved while in detention was transferred interstate before it arrived, leading to another two-year delay in receiving it.’

‘The case has been brought to light by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (Piac), as the home affairs department continues to maintain that decisions to transfer detainees between mainland facilities prioritises medical needs…’

The Guardian, 22 October 2019

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