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New resource highlights for February 2019

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General reference (inc. statistics)

Eliminating viral hepatitis: investment case

World Innovation Summit for Health, Doha Qatar, 2018
Recommendations to stimulate investment in HCV elimination (inc. quote from Hep SA staff member L. Carter p.7)

Needle syringe program national minimum data collection report 2018

Kirby Institute, Sydney, 2018
3rd annual national data report: presents national and state/territory NSP data for the period 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18

Diagnosis & assessment

Initiating hepatitis B testing

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Melbourne, 2018
Chart showing testing checklist, practice tips and discussion hints for medical practitioners

Initiating hepatitis C testing

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Melbourne, 2018
Chart showing testing checklist, practice tips and discussion hints for medical practitioners

Universal hepatitis C screening shows benefits over current guidelines

Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, Cranbury NJ, 2019
Universal screening would be cost effective and provide greater benefit than the currently recommended birth cohort screening

Find a service: sexual health testing services

Emen8, Australia
Interactive map listing sexual health testing services (focus on men who have sex with men)

Transmission & prevention

Low cost needle and syringe programs reduce HCV transmission effectively

Infectious Disease Advisor, New York, 2019
Research shows NSPs found to be highly cost-effective over 50 years time horizon

HIV (HCV) cannot be transmitted by spitting and risk from biting is negligible

NAM AIDSMAP, London, 2018
"The use of spit hoods by police forces to protect offices against these viruses cannot be justified"

Infection prevention in the operating room anesthesia work area

Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology (open access, Cambridge Uni Press), Cambridge, 2018
Guidelines to inform all facilities where anaesthesia services are delivered

Treatment

Study reaffirms safety of hepatitis C meds in liver cancer patients

HealthDay, Melville NY, 2019
Review of study based on records of patients successfully treated for liver cancer at 31 medical centres in North America

Barriers to HCV treatment access from drug user's point of view: stigma, complex lives and damaged veins

NAM AIDSMAP, London, 2019
Review of study (Uni of NSW, CSRH) to identify barriers to the uptake of DAAs by people who inject drugs

The importance of hepatitis C care after a cure

Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, Cranbury NJ, 2019
Imp. of post cure care to reduce risk of liver disease progression, risk of reinfection and to monitor/ manage complications

Education & training

Question builder (for GP visits)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville MD, 2018
Online interactive questionnaire for patients

Practice support toolkit

Eliminate Hepatitis C Partnership, Melbourne, 2018
Contains resources for: patient support, provider support and practice support

B positive: hepatitis B for primary care

ASHM, Sydney, 2018 (rev)
Topics include: epidemiology, virology, testing, prevention, treatment, HCC, pregnancy, OHS and privacy

Moving on with my life: getting cured of hepatitis C

London Joint Working Group on Substance Use & Hepatitis C, London, 2018
Interviews with people who have had successful treatment for hepatitis C

Rights & discrimination

Know your rights: a simple guide to your rights and living with viral hepatitis in Victoria

Hepatitis Victoria, Melbourne, 2018
Hints about how to be treated fairly in Australia (relevant to all states and territories)

Groups & settings

Cultural and linguistic diversity of people living with chronic hep B in 2011–2016

Aust & NZ Journal of Public Health (via Wiley, open access)
Estimates the cultural diversity of Australians currently living with chronic hep B

The Australian refugee health practice guide

Foundation House (Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture), Melbourne.
For primary health care providers: includes info on Hep B and C

Strategies & health promotion

The 5th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander BBV and STI Strategy: 2018-2022

Australian Govt. Dept. of Health, Canberra, 2018
Identifies priority groups who are particularly at risk of BBV and STI and for whom responses must be unique and tailored

The Fourth National STI Strategy

Australian Govt. Dept. of Health, Canberra, 2018
This strategy hopes to realise gains for all priority populations and reduce the transmission and impact of STI in Australia

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