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Most accidental overdoses in Australia - especially South Australia - are from prescription drugs, mainly painkillers and sleeping tablets. Many of these deaths can be prevented with a drug that reverses the effects of opioids.

SA Health with APHN and Hep SA are providing in-practice education sessions in Adelaide's north to train GPs in treating and supporting hepatitis C patients.

The 2020-25 Hepatitis SA Strategic Plan has been released. Click through to read or download.

Hepatitis SA runs free liver health assessments at a number of sites in the Adelaide metro area. Liver health assessments only take 15-30 minutes and will tell you how much scarring your liver has, as well as what the results mean.

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For more than 15 years Howard struggled with chronic hepatitis C. In 2016 he went on a course of two tablets a day for 12 weeks... and got his life back.

At its March meeting, the PBAC has recommended the removal of age restrictions from all PBS listings of hepatitis C DAA regimens.

If you have ever been infected by hepatitis B, cancer treatment which suppresses your immune system can allow the virus to reactivate – even if your body had dealt with it successfully before. 

Reactivation can lead to liver failure, death or sub-optimal cancer treatment.

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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.

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Hepatitis Australia has called on the Australian Government to provide adequate funding to tackle the problems of hepatitis B and hepatitis C, so as to reduce liver cancers and avoidable deaths.

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