Issue 100

February 2024

Celebrating 100 Issues

The Hep C Community News began as a seven-page black and white newsletter in October 1997. Now, 26 years later, we’ve reached our 100th issue! You can read an in-depth …

In Our Library: Living Well with Hepatitis

Part 1 of a selection with information on managing symptoms, maintaining relationships, and staying well physically and mentally.

SAPOL Education

The Hepatitis SA Education team to deliver ongoing blood safety and viral hepatitis training and education to all operational SAPOL personnel.

Alcohol No Barrier to SVR

Research finds alcohol does not reduce chances of successful hepatitis C treatment.

In Memory of Mark Tiller

Mark Tiller started working in harm reduction as a volunteer with SAVIVE and later came to Hepatitis SA as a member of the Clean Needle Program (CNP) team.

Community News – A Look Back

Before social media and online chat, there were newsletters. People read them, wrote letters to the editor and contributed essays. That’s when the Community News was born.

Liver Cancer Control Roadmap

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 …

Hepatitis C Drug Resistance

Direct-acting antiviral drugs (DAAs) to treat hepatitis C have proven to be a spectacular success, being able to cure more than 95% of people who have been living with the …

Waking to a New Life

Maureen Cook went from worrying about how long she had to live to planning for a whole new life. It only took her 23 years. “I only found out I …

Asia-Pacific Consensus

Hep Can’t Wait is the international campaign launched by the World Hepatitis Alliance in 2021. Its aim is to highlight the social injustice and inequity caused by the current lack …