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A free education session for GPs and nurses, covering risk factors associated with STIs and viral hepatitis, how and when to screen, and appropriate management options. Find out more.

We are seeking applications from a person interested in joining the Hepatitis Australia Board as a Community Board Member.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Stop B. Cure C. quiz and draw. The winners are K. Willison and L. Christian. If you haven't seen the quiz yet, you can still check it out here. There were 463 people who entered the quiz, with 352 entries for the bonus questions. We hope you all enjoyed the quiz and learnt something useful for you and your family!

Hepatitis C was one of the unintended consequences of haemophilia treatment before blood products could be tested for the virus. Since the introduction of new cures for hepatitis C in 2016, most people with haemophilia in Australia have been cured of the infection.

Read the latest issue online now — HepSA Volunteers | PROMPt Testing | Smoking Cessation Trial | World Hepatitis Day | The 2030 Accord | Education Update | Hep C Self-Testing | In Our Library | What's On? / CNP Info

The Pfizer vaccine should be routinely offered to women at any stage of pregnancy and vaccination should be recommended for women who are breastfeeding.

These are among the latest updates from the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) advice on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines on people with underlying liver or gastrointestinal disease, including people with immunocompromised conditions or who are on immunosuppressants.

SA Health has launched a new website with South Australian COVID-19 information and statistics easily available at a click.

In a rare alignment, Australia's 2021 world hepatitis day campaign is adopting the global theme - Hep Can't Wait. One of the widely seen effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is people putting off seeing their doctors. Unfortunately, for some conditions, there can be dire consequences if you wait. Hepatitis is one of those.

Support booklet and appendix from EC Australia in partnership with Hepatitis SA for General Practitioners treating people with hepatitis C.

Find out more about the planned COVID-19 vaccine rollout in South Australia.

Read the latest issue online now Hep B & Pregnancy | Hep C Standard of Care | COVID-19 Vaccines & Hepatitis | Jude Byrne | New HCV Tests | Eating In | In our Library | What's On? / CNP Info

The Australian Government's Take Home Naloxone pilot project to help prevent accidental overdose has been extended to June 2022. 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 the drug Naloxone which reverses the effects of opioids.

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