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Hepatitis under the spotlight this month

A promotional campaign being launched early next month aims to help more people at risk from hepatitis B. Awareness of the virus is low...   Read More

Conference to share hepatitis news, research, developments

A conference next month aims to keep New Zealand’s nurses and healthcare workers up to date with news and changes relating to hepatitis. The...   Read More

Treatment changes will make hepatitis B management easier 

Media release May 31, 2018  Pharmac has announced a decision to make treatments for viral hepatitis B more widely available from November 1, 2018. The changes mean Pharmac criteria...   Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Police at very low risk of hepatitis C infection from contact with public, Hepatitis Foundation say

Earlier this month Dunedin Police Officers were exposed to saliva from a person infected with hepatitis C, resulting in publicity claiming that the officers could become...   Read More

Hepatitis Foundation Nurses raise awareness at Porirua health event

Over the weekend Hepatitis Foundation Community Nurses Lynnaire and Jacqui attended Creekfest in Porirua to raise awareness and chat to people about viral Hepatitis. ...   Read More

Thousands of people living with Hepatitis C unaware a cure is in reach

Story originally published on Stuff. A Hepatitis C survivor says she has been forced to do the government’s work to ensure others with the potentially...   Read More

The summer edition of our Hep B Newsletter is out now!

In this newsletter you will read about detecting liver cancer through regular blood tests as well as how a fatty liver can affect people living...   Read More

Summary from the World Hepatitis Summit 2017

From November 1-3 the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Brazilian Government hosted a Hepatitis Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The aim of the summit was...   Read More

PHARMAC commits to equity target by 2025

Source: www.scoop.co.nz / PHARMAC Achieving equity in medicines access is one of the bold goals PHARMAC has set itself to achieve by 2025. Writing...   Read More

New scanner streamlines hospital service for people living with hepatitis C

Source: Voxy.co.nz A new portable high-tech scanner at Waitemata DHB is making life easier for people living with hepatitis C – removing the need...   Read More

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