There’s a free cure for hepatitis C, but thousands of the infected don’t know it

As many as 30,000 Kiwis don’t know they have the hepatitis C virus – and that there’s now a free cure. Ed Gane has...   Read More

New CEO for World Hepatitis Alliance

The World Hepatitis Alliance is pleased to announce that, following a comprehensive interview process, Cary James has been selected as CEO and will start on...   Read More

National hepatitis nurse conference 2019

Our national hepatitis nurse conference will be held on October 3-4 in Whakatane. Further details will follow, but please save the date if you’re...   Read More

New campaign highlights need for hepatitis testing

A campaign to raise awareness about hepatitis C launches today. The campaign, a joint initiative between the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ, the Ministry of...   Read More

Important information about Maviret

MAVIRET is a prescription medicine containing a combination tablet of 100mg of glecaprevir and 40mg of pibrentasvir. It is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis...   Read More

PHARMAC funding decision gives Kiwis with hepatitis C access to a potential cure

Life-changing treatment for New Zealanders living with hepatitis C will be available from February 1, 2019, after PHARMAC funds a new treatment. The medicine...   Read More

Changing the world, from New Zealand

Hep C Action Aotearoa is a small group with big ideas. Responding to the crippling stigma that surrounds the now curable infectious disease, they...   Read More

Health and safety work recognised

Staff well-being is hugely important for us. So it was great to be recognised as a finalist in the small enterprise category of this...   Read More

Nursing scholarship for Tarawera High student

Life just got easier for a Tarawera High School student beginning a nursing degree next year. Maria Mitchell has won a Hepatitis Foundation of...   Read More

Community pharmacies recruited for Waitemata DHB hepatitis C screening pilot

A potentially life-saving Waitemata DHB-funded hepatitis C screening programme is being trialed at seven west and north Auckland pharmacies. Around 500 participants considered to...   Read More

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