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Hepatitis and nutrition

Written by Kylie Russell, Clinical Dietitian, Auckland Hospital and New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit. Good nutrition is important if you have the hepatitis B...   Read More

FAIRFAX: Harvoni clearing kiwi musician of hepatitis C

Story source: Stuff.co.nz/Fairfax   As Martin Phillipps drove across the North Island as part of The Chills’ reunion tour, he received a call to...   Read More

May 12 is International Nurses Day

THANK YOU “Thank you to all of our talented and caring nurses working at the Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand. You make a difference...   Read More

New-gen hepatitis C drug could avert liver transplant, says Professor Ed Gane

Story source: Radio New Zealand National  Listen to the audio story here. People living with hepatitis C say a drug under consideration for less-sick patients...   Read More

PHARMAC proposes to make Harvoni more widely available for people living with chronic hepatitis C

PHARMAC has announced a proposal to make Harvoni (Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) more widely available for people living with chronic hepatitis C in New Zealand....   Read More

Friday May 12 is International Nurses Day

THANK YOU “Thank you to all of our talented and caring nurses working at the Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand. You make a difference...   Read More

Alcohol, drugs and viral hepatitis

Source article found here: Hepmag.com Everything we eat, drink, breathe, smoke, inject and apply to the skin passes through the liver. The liver processes...   Read More

Generic hepatitis C drugs continue to produce high cure rates

Source article found here: Aidsmap Written by: Keith Alcorn Treatment with generic versions of direct-acting antiviral drugs continues to produce similar cure rates to...   Read More

WHO urges action over growing viral hepatitis epidemic

Source article found here: http://bit.ly/2pYTyLa World Health Organization 2017. The number of people dying from hepatitis is rising, and most of the 325 million...   Read More

Release: Northland Patients Part of Worldwide Hepatitis C Cure

Release: Northland District Health Board Northland is among the locations worldwide where a drug to treat hepatitis C is achieving a near-100 percent success...   Read More

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