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Nine countries now on track to eliminate hepatitis C

Embargo: 0001H Sao Paulo local time, Wednesday 1 November [Sao Paulo, 1 November 2017] New data on hepatitis C released by the Polaris Observatory*...   Read More

Close to 3 million people access hepatitis C cure

31 OCTOBER 2017 | SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – On the eve of the World Hepatitis Summit in Brazil, WHO reports increasing global momentum in the...   Read More

Dr Homie Razavi – Eliminating Hepatitis C

http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/sat/sat-20171007-0908-dr_homie_razavi_-_eliminating_hepatitis_c-128.mp3 Listen here Dr Homie Razavi is the managing director at the Center for Disease Analysis (CDA) and the CDA Foundation and leads the...   Read More

Symptom series: Flu-like symptoms

Flu-like symptoms are caused by a chemical called interferon. Interferon is a natural chemical produced by our immune systems. When we fight a cold...   Read More

Hepatitis symptom series: Depression and anxiety

Depression and anxiety are common mental health conditions which can affect a person’s quality of life. According to the Ministry of Health’s Te Rau...   Read More

Focus on primary care before we run out of hep C patients, says Ed Gane

The health sector could run out of hepatitis C patients to treat unless GPs and primary care connect with thousands of untreated people in...   Read More

Woman cured of hepatitis C wants people to get tested for the disease

An Auckland woman cured from a three-decade long battle with hepatitis C is urging people to get tested for the disease. In 1982, Wendy Overy​...   Read More

Congratulations Kerikeri Medical Centre,  Ruatahi Medical Practices and Ranolf Medical Centre

  Congratulations to Kerikeri Medical Centre,  Ruatahi Medical Practices and Ranolf Medical Centre for their display board on hepatitis for World Hepatitis Day on 28...   Read More

Liver specialist calls for more Hep C funding to reduce deaths

A leading liver specialist at Auckland Hospital is calling for Pharmac to expand funding for treatment of Hepatitis C to reduce deaths linked to...   Read More

Waikato leads change to region’s hepatitis C treatment

Dramatic changes in the way hepatitis C is diagnosed and treated are underway in Waikato and the wider Midlands health region, thanks to research,...   Read More

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