Make a NOhep pledge - there's no excuse.

There’s NO EXCUSE for the 1.4 million  people who die each year from a disease that can either be completely prevented in the case of hepatitis B or cured for hepatitis C. There’s NO EXCUSE that 95% of people living with the cancer-causing disease are unaware. There’s NO EXCUSE for stigma and discrimination, which affects the lives of millions. There’s NO Excuse: Viral hepatitis can be eliminated.

The NOhep:NOEXCUSE pledge campaign is a year-round advocacy and awareness-raising activity calling on all people to stop making excuses and pledge simple actions to help eliminate viral hepatitis.  Click on the images below to make your pledge today.

Uptake of new hepatitis C treatment.

The Kirby Institute is releasing regular reports on the number of people initiating treatment for hepatitis C, using the new generation medicines.  The new generation medicines became available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1 March this year. The reports show the estimated number of people commencing the new medicines generation medicines to treat and cure hepatitis C. The reports are available for download here or you can view the latest report by using the button below.

 

Support us.

You can also donate directly to Hepatitis Australia. Please contribute to our aim of a world without viral hepatitis by making a tax deductible donation. Find out more

Hepatitis Australia is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation that became incorporated in 1997. We do not provide services to individuals. To locate hepatitis services in your area visit the services page or call the Info line on 1300 437 222. Our members consist of the state and territory hepatitis organisations and other key services providing hepatitis services.

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Page updated: 03 July 2017