Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hepatitis Foundation Nurses raise awareness at National Health Conference

More than 150,000 people in New Zealand live with hepatitis B or C and many people are unaware they have the virus. On March...   Read More

Release: Foundation Hepatitis C Follow-up Programme to be managed from regional perspective

Important: The Foundation still operates a Hepatitis B Follow-up Programme. People who were registered with the Hepatitis Foundation’s Hepatitis C Follow-up Programme will now...   Read More

Welcome to our new website!

We have launched a new website this month! This website has been developed to be easier to navigate and more user-friendly for our visitors. The...   Read More

South Australian city launches hepatitis C pilot in effort to eradicate hepatitis C virus

Story by Emmalie Balnaves-Gale, The Murray Valley Standard. Read the original article here.  Murray Bridge residents can now access a proven cure for hepatitis...   Read More

Hepatitis Zero Expedition: Two brothers travel the world to raise awareness about viral hepatitis

Story originally published on The social expedition that is on the road taking with it the message of the international campaign Hepatitis Zero has...   Read More

How new hepatitis C drugs could tackle liver cancer too

Written by Maryam Alavi, Research Associate, The Kirby Institute, UNSW and Greg Dore, Professor, Head of the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, Kirby Institute,...   Read More

Peter’s story

Peter, 56, lived with hepatitis C for almost 30 years before he was diagnosed in 2006. Peter lives with his wife and three-year-old son...   Read More

Canada moves one step closer to universal funding of hepatitis C treatments

Article originally published by Read the original article here.  Canada is now one step closer to offering universal access to hepatitis C virus...   Read More

Clarke’s story

Clarke, 39, lives in Waihi with his wife and four teenage sons. He found out he was a hepatitis B carrier when he was...   Read More

WHO issues first viral hepatitis testing guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first-ever global guidance on testing for chronic viral hepatitis B and C. Viral hepatitis causes an...   Read More

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