Reports

Below are selected reports relating to viral hepatitis. They are broken down into the areas of surveillance and epidemiology, economic evaluations and other broader areas.

HCV Quest Global Patient Survey

Produced by the World Hepatitis Alliance and released on 13 April 2016. Almost 4,000 people from 73 countries were surveyed on how living with hepatitis C impacts all aspects of their lifestyle, how much they knew before they were diagnosed and their experience of diagnosis, care and treatment.

Download Australian Report (PDF 425KB)  Download Global Report (PDF 544KB)

The Silent Disease: Inquiry into Hepatitis C in Australia

Produced by House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health - June 2015
This is the final report from the Inquiry into Hepatitis C in Australia conducted between November 2014 and June 2015. The report includes a series of recommendations for Australia's response to hepatitis C.

Download a copy here >> (PDF 1.4MB)

)Hepatitis Equity Report

Produced by Hepatitis Australia, this report highlights the need for Australia to urgently elevate its response to viral hepatitis and emulate the highly effective response Australia has had for HIV.  Download Now  (PDF 1.8MB)

Surveillance and Epidemiology

2016

Monitoring hepatitis C treatment uptake in Australia
Published by the Kirby Institute

Issue 4, August 2016 - Download Now (PDF 451KB)

Issue 3, July 2016 - Download Now (PDF 505KB)

Issue 2, June 2016 - Download Now (PDF 797KB)

Issue 1, May 2016 - Download Now (PDF 723KB)


2015

HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections Annual Surveillance Report 2015
Published by the Kirby Institute.  Download Now (PDF 8.2MB)

Hepatitis B Mapping Project: Estimates of chronic hepatitis B diagnosis, monitoring and treatment by Medicare Local, 2012/13 – National Report
Published by Australasian Society of HIV Medicine (ASHM) Download Now (PDF 3.9MB)


2014

HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections Annual Surveillance Report 2014
Produced by the Kirby Institute Download Now (PDF 2.3MB)

Blood borne viral and sexually transmitted infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Annual Surveillance Report 2014
Produced by the Kirby Institutes Download Now (PDF 2.0MB)


2013

HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, Annual Surveillance Report 2013
Produced by the Kirby Institute  Download Now (PDF 2.3MB)

Blood borne viral and sexually transmitted infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Annual Surveillance Report 2013
Produced by the Kirby Institute  Download Now (PDF 1.8MB)


2012

HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, Annual Surveillance Report 2012  
Produced by the Kirby Institute.    Download Now (PDF 2.2MB)

Surveillance and Epidemiology - Commonly used terms.  Download Now  (PDF 117KB)
A fact sheet outlining the commonly used terms when discussing surveillance and epidemiology.


Economic Evaluations

The economic cost and health burden of liver disease in Australia 
Deloitte Access Economics for The Gastroenterolgical Society of Australia & Australian Liver Association.  Download Now  (PDF 1.7MB)

The Economic Impact of Hepatitis C in Australia
The Boston Consulting Group, commissioned by Janssen.  Download Now (PDF 1.4MB)

The Impact of Chronic Hepatitis B in Australia: projecting Mortality, Morbidity and Economic Impact
Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health (Sept 2009)  Download Now  (PDF 2.3MB)

Economic Evaluation of Hepatitis in Australia
Applied Economics (for Dept of Health and Ageing)  Download Now (733KB) 

Return on investment 2: Evaluating the cost effectiveness of needle and syringe programs in Australia- 2009. 
Australian Government, NCHECR, UNSW.  Download Now (PDF 4.1MB)

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The Silent Pandemic - Tackling Hepatitis C with Policy Innovation
The Economist Intelligence Unit.  Download Now (PDF 2.4MB) 

National Hepatitis C Treatments Forum Report
Hepatitis Australia  Download Now  (221KB)

Page Updated: 28 June 2013