- Construction worker cannot afford hepatitis C treatment that cost $70,000 in Malaysia.
- Malaysia income per capita is $27,000 and the cost of Harvoni is out of reach for the construction worker.
- Lawyer Alice Lee was also not able to receive treatment due to costs but she was able to get a loan to pay for the treatment. She no longer has hepatitis C.
- Construction worker through his church received treatment from India. Where the cost of the treatment is considerably less than in Malaysia.
Many Malaysians purchase hepatitis C treatments from Sunnypharma.org. In Malaysia the cost of hepatitis C treatment is out of reach as it is in most of the world.