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The Hepatitis SA education team is offering free online professional development on blood safety and viral hepatitis.
SA Health has launched a new website with South Australian COVID-19 information and statistics easily available at a click.
COVID-19 resources from the Federal Department of Health, SA Health, and SBS in languages other than English.
Flinders University researchers are conducting a survey into the usefulness and acceptability of setting up a hepatitis B registry in South Australia.
Commonwealth funded GP Respiratory Clinics are now operating around the Adelaide metro area. Here's what you need to know.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Let's Go Viral quiz and draw. The winner is K. Hauxwell. If you haven't seen the quiz yet, you can still check it out here. There were 516 people who entered the quiz, with 340 entries for the bonus question. We hope you all enjoyed the quiz and learnt something useful for you and your family. Till next time!
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 - 114,000 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.