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Hepatitis is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. About 150,000 New Zealanders live with chronic hepatitis B or C. The Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to improve health outcomes for those New Zealanders living with chronic hepatitis B or C. Contact the Hepatitis Foundation to join their free national programmes to receive information, support and community healthcare.
Hepatitis. Know it. Test it. Treat it.

If you would like to talk to someone about hepatitis B or C, please call the Hepatitis Foundation on 0800 33 20 10. 

News and events

Gilead’s hepatitis C drugs to drop in price

1 March 2015 - Gliead has announced it expects to give an average discount of 46 per cent on its two hepatitis C drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni this year in the U.S.

NHS delay hepatitis C drug due to high cost

1 March 2015 - The National Health Service (NHS) in England has delayed the introduction of the hepatitis C drug Sovaldi (sofosbuvir).

ASHM Webinar - What's trending in hepatitis C?

1 March 2015 - This webinar will provide an update on new HCV therapeutics and relevant reports from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Conference

Hepatitis B personal stories

Louis' story

Hepatitis B personal story: Louis contracted hepatitis B from his partner. Despite the diagnosis, he hasn't let the disease dictate the course of his life.

Hepatitis C personal stories

Emily's story

Hepatitis C personal story: Emily’s life has been a rollercoaster ride, with extreme high points and extreme lows. There is no doubt that her daughter, now 4, has been the highlight of her life and a driving force for many of her decisions.

Allan's story

Hepatitis C personal story: Allan was 20-years-old when he had an accident that needed a blood transfusion. It was 1971. This is when he contracted hepatitis C.