More than 900 delegates have descended on Sao Paulo for this year’s World Hepatitis Summit, each sharing a common goal: the elimination of viral hepatitis.Read More
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This new paper prepared by Hepatitis Australia, in partnership with AIVL, AFAO and NAPWHA, explores the current responses to blood borne viruses in Australian prisons and puts forward initial strategies to pave the way for a more effective and equitable approach for the prevention, management and treatment of BBVs in Australia’s prisons.Read More
We are today mourning the loss of a great advocate and reflecting on the invaluable contributions of one of the country’s most dedicated advocates. Adjunct Associate Professor Levinia Crooks, AM passed away today, 16 October 2017.Read More
As the Child Abuse Royal Commission draws to a close, the lingering question is what happens to the children, now adults, who were so badly abused. Many are left with life-long mental and physical illnesses like Russell Clark. He turned to drug use after escaping the boarding school where he was raped and beaten and has a legacy of hepatitis C and 3 liver transplants.Read More