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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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Hepatitis Queenland has today released its strategic plan for 2016 - 2021.

Key priorities over the next five years are to increase awareness of the new hepatitis C treatments and increase access by working with government, Primary Health Networks, Hospital and Health Services, other health organisations, and the community itself.

In constructing this strategic plan, the Hepatitis Queensland Board and CEO have recognised the following guiding principles the will underpin our role and activities:

  • The importance of partnerships and collaboration in maximising our effectiveness;
  • Avoiding duplication and sharing resources where possible rather than starting from scratch;
  • Building HQ’s financial sustainability by diversifying our funding base; and
  • Identifying and addressing the gaps in policy and services.

The plan outlines four strategic priorities on which Hepatitis Queensland will focus. Annual business plans, to be developed by the CEO, will guide the operationalisation of the strategic plan and list key steps to be met on the way to achieving our goals.

Access the strategic plan here.

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Hepatitis Queenland has today released its strategic plan for 2016 - 2021.

Key priorities over the next five years are to increase awareness of the new hepatitis C treatments and increase access by working with government, Primary Health Networks, Hospital and Health Services, other health organisations, and the community itself.

In constructing this strategic plan, the Hepatitis Queensland Board and CEO have recognised the following guiding principles the will underpin our role and activities:

  • The importance of partnerships and collaboration in maximising our effectiveness;
  • Avoiding duplication and sharing resources where possible rather than starting from scratch;
  • Building HQ’s financial sustainability by diversifying our funding base; and
  • Identifying and addressing the gaps in policy and services.

The plan outlines four strategic priorities on which Hepatitis Queensland will focus. Annual business plans, to be developed by the CEO, will guide the operationalisation of the strategic plan and list key steps to be met on the way to achieving our goals.

Access the strategic plan here.

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Key priorities over the next five years are to increase awareness of the new hepatitis C treatments and increase access by working with government, Primary Health Networks, Hospital and Health Services, other health organisations, and the community itself.

In constructing this strategic plan, the Hepatitis Queensland Board and CEO have recognised the following guiding principles the will underpin our role and activities:

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  • Avoiding duplication and sharing resources where possible rather than starting from scratch;
  • Building HQ’s financial sustainability by diversifying our funding base; and
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Access the strategic plan here.

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Hepatitis Queenland has today released its strategic plan for 2016 - 2021.

Key priorities over the next five years are to increase awareness of the new hepatitis C treatments and increase access by working with government, Primary Health Networks, Hospital and Health Services, other health organisations, and the community itself.

In constructing this strategic plan, the Hepatitis Queensland Board and CEO have recognised the following guiding principles the will underpin our role and activities:

  • The importance of partnerships and collaboration in maximising our effectiveness;
  • Avoiding duplication and sharing resources where possible rather than starting from scratch;
  • Building HQ’s financial sustainability by diversifying our funding base; and
  • Identifying and addressing the gaps in policy and services.

The plan outlines four strategic priorities on which Hepatitis Queensland will focus. Annual business plans, to be developed by the CEO, will guide the operationalisation of the strategic plan and list key steps to be met on the way to achieving our goals.

Access the strategic plan here.

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Hepatitis Qld releases 2016-2021 strategic plan

Hepatitis Queenland has today released its strategic plan for 2016 - 2021.

Key priorities over the next five years are to increase awareness of the new hepatitis C treatments and increase access by working with government, Primary Health Networks, Hospital and Health Services, other health organisations, and the community itself.

In constructing this strategic plan, the Hepatitis Queensland Board and CEO have recognised the following guiding principles the will underpin our role and activities:

  • The importance of partnerships and collaboration in maximising our effectiveness;
  • Avoiding duplication and sharing resources where possible rather than starting from scratch;
  • Building HQ’s financial sustainability by diversifying our funding base; and
  • Identifying and addressing the gaps in policy and services.

The plan outlines four strategic priorities on which Hepatitis Queensland will focus. Annual business plans, to be developed by the CEO, will guide the operationalisation of the strategic plan and list key steps to be met on the way to achieving our goals.

Access the strategic plan here.

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