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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

New patient management system part of hepatitis elimination strategy

A new patient management and registry system at the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ promises huge benefits. The move means the foundation has completed its...   Read More

Positive feedback from hepatitis conference

Last week’s National Hepatitis Conference was a success, with 87 people attending to hear about the latest news and developments in the field. The...   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 

Pharmac has announced a decision to make treatments for viral hepatitis B more widely available from November 1, 2018. The changes mean Pharmac criteria will be removed for Tenofovir...   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

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

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