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.
Members of South Australia's African communities came together to create this short, sharp educational video for their people.
Theme: No one left behind
Registrations close 29 July.
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Time for Treatment, Going Digital, Tips for remembering every dose, Combining screen printing and education, Good food habits for your liver, and more...
The Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW is seeking people who have had or are currently living with hepatitis C to take part in a survey about the experience of living with hepatitis C.
If you have been advised to go on a low salt or low sodium diet and are reluctant to forgo some salty favourites, tracking your daily sodium intake may be the way to go.
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 SA facilitates SMART Recovery Groups every Wednesday at 5:30pm.
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 - 213,300 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 - 233,000 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.