Australian policy makers must act to reduce the spread of blood-borne viruses (BBVs) in prisons or we won’t be able to achieve critical public health goals like eliminating hepatitis C. This was the call in a consensus statement released by the Harm Reduction in Prisons Working Group.
Topics covered: Hepatitis C, Point of Care Testng & AOD Issues.
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The Hepatitis SA Annual Report for 2021-22 is now available. Download it, view it on Issuu or click through to read it here.
Read the latest issue online now — It's Your Right | Liver Self-Repair | New Hepatitis Update | Hepatitis A | Australia's Biggest Quiz | World Hepatitis Day | John's Story | Overdose Awareness Day
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Kids & Hepatitis quiz and draw. The winner is Normahdi. There were 306 people who entered the quiz, 260 answered the bonus question. 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.
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.
Thank you to everyone who entered the LiverBetterLife Riverland Roadshow draw. The winner is Angel H. There were 86 entries in the draw.
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
Australia still has a long way to go to achieve its National Hepatitis B Strategy targets aimed at eliminating the disease by 2030.
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.