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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

World Hepatitis Day 2015

29 June 2015 - World Hepatitis day is on July 28. Will you be doing anything to mark the day?

China rejects patent linked to Gilead hepatitis C drug

22 June 2015 - Chinese authorities have rejected Gilead Sciences patent for its Sovaldi hepatitis C treatment.

Community hepatitis nurses workshop

1 June 2015 - Community hepatitis nurses workshop held at The Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand in Tauranga on 27 and 28 May 2015.

Hepatitis B personal stories

Mark's story

Hepatitis B personal story: Mark was a young American-Asian doctor whose life was cut short by hepatitis B.

Michelle's story

Hepatitis B personal story: Michelle breaks the cycle of hepatitis B infections from mother-to-child.

Hepatitis C personal stories

Elizabeth X's story

Hepatitis C personal story: I will never forget the day I was diagnosed with hepatitis C. It plunged me into an unknown world of darkness; a world where fear and shame became my constant companions, and a place to dwell, for nearly 10 years.

David's story

Hepatitis C personal story: David, 54 years, is now free from pain. After living with constant side pain for a couple of years, his doctor diagnosed him with hepatitis C and got him into treatment.