Hep C Resources

Hep C Resources

Selected resources including high quality and relevant information for Australians with bleeding disorders affected by hepatitis C:

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New hepatitis C treatments

See the ASHM web site for medical information about hepatitis C treatment

Hepatitis C and Bleeding Disorders


Read about the experiences and personal stories of people with bleeding disorders and hepatitis C in Australia:


Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C magazines/cartoons

  • Transmission [ISSUU] - a cartoon-style magazine with stories and information about hepatitis (Hepatitis NSW)

Hepatitis C/HIV co-infection

  • Liver health and hepatitis - information for people who are co-infected with HIV and hepatitis A, B or C (National Association of People With HIV Australia)
  • HIV and hep C coinfection [html and PDF] – a factsheet on HIV and hepatitis C co-infection with answers to frequently asked questions, including taking care of your liver health and treatment options (Hepatitis NSW, 2015)
  • Treataware - information and education about treatments for HIV and co-infection in Australia (National Association of People With HIV Australia)


Living with hepatitis C

  • Living with hepatitis C – introductory information on living well, including telling others, maintaining your health, preventing transmission and women’s issues (Hepatitis Australia)
  • HCV Advocate (html) – an informative hepatitis C web site based in San Francisco. Includes the latest on treatments and living well with regular updates in its monthly newsletter.


Internet discussion groups

  • Hep C Australasia (html) - an Australian and New Zealand online peer support forum for people affected by hepatitis C, their family and their friends.


Telling others


Hep C tests

See the ASHM web site for medical information about hepatitis C tests.


Discrimination


Finances


Australian Hepatitis Organisations

National and state/territory hepatitis organisations provide support and high quality information on hepatitis C :


NB We provide these links as a service to the haemophilia community. As web sites can change or should you find a site to be no longer active please notify hfaust@haemophilia.org.au. Haemophilia Foundation Australia is not responsible for the content of any external web sites. The featuring of a site on this page is not an endorsement by HFA of the information or views expressed therein.

Last Updated: 8th Apr 16