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Viral hepatitis (A, B & C)

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it can be caused by a virus or other non-viral causes.  The main difference between the viruses is how they are spread and the effects they have on your health.

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Prevention

There are safe and effective vaccines that protect you from getting hepatitis A and B.  While there is no vaccine for hep C, by being ‘blood aware’ you can reduce your overall chance of being exposed to the virus.

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Living with Hepatitis

People with chronic hepatitis can do a number of things to stay healthy including limiting/avoiding alcohol, reducing stress, not smoking, getting regular exercise and eating a healthy diet.

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Treatment

Effective treatment is available for both chronic hepatitis B and C.  Before you can see a liver specialist to talk about going on treatment, you need to get a referral from your GP first.

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The news is out. Today the PBAC made recommendations to government for consideration and further negotiation with the makers to arrive at a cost suitable for PBS listing. This is what Hepatitis Australia released this evening.

HQ will be working on this next week to provide clearer information on each of the treatments submitted to the PBAC and what outcomes can be expected for the community.

Progress is being made!

Thank you for your patience and support.

Regards
Clint Ferndale
CEO


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The news is out. Today the PBAC made recommendations to government for consideration and further negotiation with the makers to arrive at a cost suitable for PBS listing. This is what Hepatitis Australia released this evening.

HQ will be working on this next week to provide clearer information on each of the treatments submitted to the PBAC and what outcomes can be expected for the community.

Progress is being made!

Thank you for your patience and support.

Regards
Clint Ferndale
CEO


Older news:

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Progress is being made!

Thank you for your patience and support.

Regards
Clint Ferndale
CEO


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The news is out. Today the PBAC made recommendations to government for consideration and further negotiation with the makers to arrive at a cost suitable for PBS listing. This is what Hepatitis Australia released this evening.

HQ will be working on this next week to provide clearer information on each of the treatments submitted to the PBAC and what outcomes can be expected for the community.

Progress is being made!

Thank you for your patience and support.

Regards
Clint Ferndale
CEO


Older news:

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NEW TREATMENTS - PBAC RECOMMENDATIONS TODAY

G’day All

The news is out. Today the PBAC made recommendations to government for consideration and further negotiation with the makers to arrive at a cost suitable for PBS listing. This is what Hepatitis Australia released this evening.

HQ will be working on this next week to provide clearer information on each of the treatments submitted to the PBAC and what outcomes can be expected for the community.

Progress is being made!

Thank you for your patience and support.

Regards
Clint Ferndale
CEO


Older news:

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