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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 & events

Hepatitis Foundation nurse works with Rotorua practices to hold successful FibroScan clinics

15 August 2016 - Two FibroScan clinics have been held in RAPHS’ clinical rooms, which proved to be the perfect space for patients and Hepatitis Foundation nursing staff to meet and discuss valuable health information.

NZ could wipe out hepatitis C nationwide

10 August 2016 - A world expert on hepatitis C says the disease could be eliminated from New Zealand within the next 20 years. Source: Newshub

Hepatitis C education meeting for health professionals: Answering your questions about the new drugs

9 August 2016 - The event will be held in Tauranga on the 1st of September from 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Hepatitis B personal stories

Mike's story

Hepatitis B personal story: Mike is a Kenyan man who has recently been diagnosed with hepatitis B and wants to share his story with others.

Sheree's Story

Hepatitis B personal story: Sheree lives a positive life with chronic hepatitis B and brings hope to others.

Hepatitis C personal stories

Craig's story

Craig, 59, knows the effect hepatitis C can have on a person. After living with the hepatitis C virus for 42 years, earlier this year he was cured of the virus with the help of life-saving treatment Harvoni.

Grant's story

Grant is a 56 year-old business development adviser living in Hamilton. Unexpectedly one evening in 1996 he received a call from his health provider telling him he had hepatitis C. He had given blood earlier and they had detected the virus in his blood.