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The elimination of hepatitis B and hepatitis C is one of the key strategies outlined in a set of guidelines addressing the alarming rise of liver cancer cases and associated deaths in Australia.

Update your knowledge about blood-safety and viral hepatitis with a free online education session from the Hep SA education team.

New research have shown that the hepatitis C virus is extremely good at mutating in response to anti-viral drugs and developing resistance to them. This is a growing issue for direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) which have had phenomenal success in treating hepatitis C, curing 95 per cent of people who have been living with the virus. Read the full article.

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“You’re the Voice” has taken on new meaning as the anthem of the Yes movement supporting the Indigenous Voice to Parliament.

We, gathered at the 2017 National Constitutional Convention, coming from all points of the southern sky, make this statement from the heart: Continue reading...

Our 2023 Learn & Win quiz is closing soon. Tips provided in cute little videos. Answer 4 FAQs and go into the draw for a Visa Gift card. You can even do it in Chinese, Tagalog or Vietnamese if you prefer!

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!

If you haven't seen the quiz yet, you can still check it out here (and in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Tagalog).

On 5 June 2023, the Board of Hepatitis SA resolved to support the Voice to Parliament.

Read the statement

Hepatitis SA wish our friends, colleagues and supporters a happy Christmas and all the best for the New Year. While 2023 has been an eventful, tumultuous year with challenges and disappointment, it has also seen many successes in our sector.

Our office and clean needle program at Hackney Road will be closed from 5 pm, 22 December 2023, and open again at 9 am, on 2 January 2024.

Have a safe, happy end of year break. We look forward to working with you again in 2024.

 

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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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