‘Hepatitis B Voices Australia’ launches in Victoria
10 Nov 2022
Doherty Institute researchers and co-founders have launched today the first hepatitis B community organisation wholly led by people with lived experience of hepatitis B in Australia - Hepatitis B Voices Australia (Hep B Voices).
Women leading the fight to protect the next generation from Hepatitis B
06 Jun 2022
The Hep-cast is a podcast series produced by the World Hepatitis Alliance to explore the people behind the fight against hepatitis. Nafisa Yussf was featured in the first episode of Hep-cast second series discussing what needs to be done to reach elimination
Women and babies need better support against hepatitis B in Victoria
03 Nov 2021
Australia’s perinatal hepatitis B response needs to step up to provide better prevention and follow-up care to priority groups. Indiana Hansen explores how women and babies in Victoria can be better supported.
World Hepatitis Day: Hepatitis Can’t Wait
28 Jul 2021
World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In 2021 the theme is ‘Hepatitis Can’t Wait’, conveying the urgency of efforts needed to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. With a person dying every 30 seconds from a hepatitis related...
Fundamental Change needed to hepatitis B Screening Programs
14 Jun 2021
The current system of only screening risk groups for hepatitis B is failing a third of people living with the chronic disease in Australia, according to the authors of a Perspective published today by the Medical Journal of Australia. Professor Benjamin Cowieand and colleagues called for “all Australians aged 20–79 years whose hepatitis B status has not been documented to be offered testing”
HELP US COMBAT VIRAL HEPATITIS
Become a supporter of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis