Hepatitis SA acknowledges and respects the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the unceded ancestral land from which we work. We pay our respects to elders past and present.
We, gathered at the 2017 National Constitutional Convention, coming from all points of the southern sky, make this statement from the heart: Continue reading...
On 5 June 2023, the Board of Hepatitis SA resolved to support the Voice to Parliament.
“You’re the Voice” has taken on new meaning as the anthem of the Yes movement supporting the Indigenous Voice to Parliament.
Update your knowledge about blood-safety and viral hepatitis with a free online education session from the Hep SA education team.
Thank you to everyone who participated our World Hepatitis Day 2023 quiz and draw. The winner is T. A. Deseo. There were 441 entries in total. We hope everyone enjoyed the quiz and learnt something useful!
Around 11,500 South Australians live with hepatitis B. Three in ten don't know they have it, and many of those who do know, don't realise they can live normal lives with normal relationships. This is the story of our encounter with one such family.
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Understanding hepatitis A, B and C may not be quite as simple as ABC, but a session with Hepatitis SA's highly skilled educators will certainly help you get there.
In this information age it is ironic that credible, reliable information can sometimes be hard to find in the tsunami of results from online searches.
Guide to South Australian community pharmacies which dispense the new hepatitis C medicines.
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. It can be brought on by alcohol, drugs, viruses and other toxins. Viral hepatitis refers to hepatitis resulting from infection of the liver by the hepatitis A, B, C, D or E viruses - hepatitis A, B and C being the most common. These viruses all produce similar symptoms, but differ in modes of transmission and long-term effects on health.
Hepatitis B is spread through blood, sexual fluids and from mother to child during birth. If left unmanaged, it can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
An estimated 257 million people are living with chronic hepatitis B worldwide - 226,000 of them in Australia.
Hepatitis C is transmitted via blood-to-bloodstream contact. Untreated, hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis and serious liver disease. Effective treatments are available.
World-wide, there are an estimated 71 million people living with chronic hepatitis C - 130,000 of them in Australia.
Hepatitis SA is a non-profit, community-based organisation that provides information, education and support services to South Australians affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. This includes people with hepatitis B or C, their family and friends, and professionals who support them. We also provide hepatitis C and clean needle program (CNP) peer education and support services, and operate a CNP secondary site.