A local specialist doctor's generous donation, support from a Chinese community association and donations from the community has made it possible for an important hepatitis B service to continue for another year.

If you don't cook, how much control can you have over the amount of salt you eat?

The Australian Digital Health Agency is inviting state organisations and stakeholders to attend a briefing following the launch of the national expansion of My Health Record.

The Gastroenterological Society of Australia has published a September 2018 update of the hepatitis C virus infection consensus statement.

Australians from all walks of life can have hepatitis B or C, but a third of a million aren’t coming forward for vital treatment that can save their lives.

My Health Record is an online database, operated by the Australian Government, designed to keep all your medical records in one place. A record will be created for every Australian resident with a Medicare Card, unless you say no.

Fatal Hepatitis A, Time for Treatment, Mapping Hep C in South Australia, Hep C & Smoking, South Asian Liver Health Project, Art & Awareness, Canadian CNPs, and more...

Hep SA Educators Make it Simple as ABC

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.

Specialist Library at Your Fingertips

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.

Hep C DAAs - Community Dispensers

Guide to South Australian community pharmacies which dispense the new hepatitis C medicines.

SMART Recovery at Hepatitis SA

Hepatitis SA facilitates SMART Recovery Groups every Wednesday at 5:30pm.

What is hepatitis?

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.

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About hepatitis B

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 - 240,000 of them in Australia.

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Hepatitis B transmission

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About hepatitis C

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 - 170,000 of them in Australia.

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Hepatitis C transmission

Hepatitis C treatment

About Hepatitis SA

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.

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