Hepatitis SA is marking World Hepatitis Day 2022 with our annual WHD Quiz - this year on Kids & Hepatitis, a micro-elimination campaign in the Riverland and mini activities for targeted audiences.
Read the latest issue online now — A new hepatitis? | Riverland Roadshow| Interview with Amber Malik | 13th Viral Hep Conference report | Point of Care Testing Success | Leftover Liver Disease | Mobile Health Apps
Update your knowledge about blood-safety and viral hepatitis with a free online education session from the Hep SA education team.
Despite having been one of the countries leading in the global campaign to eliminate viral hepatitis, Australia may now not meet its 2022 national hepatitis C treatment target or the 2030 global target.
Australia still has a long way to go to achieve its National Hepatitis B Strategy targets aimed at eliminating the disease by 2030.
Read the latest issue online now — It's Your Right | Finding 50,000 | Prehistory of Hep B | Paul Harvey | Naloxone Take-Home Pilot | HCV Testing in Pregnancy | Kirby Institute | Antihistamines vs Liver Cancer | What's On / CNP Info | In Our Library
Read the latest issue online now — GP & Nurse Education | Rapid Hep C Testing | Hep B Targets | Hep C Targets | Hep Elimination in Indigenous Australia | What's On? / CNP Info | In Our Library
Read the latest issue online now — WHD Quiz Winners | DAAs in Africa | Haemophilia & Hep C | Shattered Webinars | Overdose Awareness | Naloxone | In Our Library | What's On? / CNP Info
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Stop B. Cure C. quiz and draw. The winners are K. Willison and L. Christian. If you haven't seen the quiz yet, you can still check it out here. There were 463 people who entered the quiz, with 352 entries for the bonus questions. We hope you all enjoyed the quiz and learnt something useful for you and your family!
Hepatitis C was one of the unintended consequences of haemophilia treatment before blood products could be tested for the virus. Since the introduction of new cures for hepatitis C in 2016, most people with haemophilia in Australia have been cured of the infection.
Read the latest issue online now — HepSA Volunteers | PROMPt Testing | Smoking Cessation Trial | World Hepatitis Day | The 2030 Accord | Education Update | Hep C Self-Testing | In Our Library | What's On? / CNP Info
The Pfizer vaccine should be routinely offered to women at any stage of pregnancy and vaccination should be recommended for women who are breastfeeding.
These are among the latest updates from the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) advice on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines on people with underlying liver or gastrointestinal disease, including people with immunocompromised conditions or who are on immunosuppressants.