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

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

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