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

Towards WHO Viral Hepatitis Elimination 2030

By Dr Alex Lampen-Smith for the NZ Society of Gastroenterologists   In 2015 the World Health Organisation (WHO) outlined the goal of removing viral...   Read More

Liver testing opportunity for people living with hepatitis C

A FibroScan clinic for people living with hepatitis C will be held in Whakatane later this month.  The Midland Region Community Hepatitis C team,...   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

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