World Hepatitis Day 2016

World Hepatitis Day is marked globally on 28 July.

In 2016 Australia is leading the way for a NOhep future.NOhep

New revolutionary hepatitis C treatments are now available. They are highly effective, with a 95% overall cure rate and few side effects.

What is so exciting about the new hep C treatments for people with bleeding disorders?

Watch our video to find out from the experts.

The World Hepatitis Alliance has committed to eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. Imagine a future without hepatitis C. Can we achieve this in the Australian bleeding disorders community?

What can you do to help?
  • Spread the word!
  • If you have hep C, make your health a priority.
  • Make sure you have a regular a liver health check
  • Talk to your hepatitis or infectious diseases clinic about treatment that could cure your hep C
  • Many people with bleeding disorders were exposed to hep C. Have you ever been tested? If you used factor before 1993 – even as a baby – you could be at risk. Act now – if you don’t know whether you have hep C or not, get tested!
  • Is something stopping you from getting hep C treatment? Talk to your Haemophilia Centre about solutions. Change your future today!

As a Partner in the national World Hepatitis Day Campaign, HFA works working with Hepatitis Australia and State and Territory Foundations on the annual national awareness campaign and is committed to making a difference on hepatitis C in Australia.

Watch this space – more information and resources specifically for people with bleeding disorders coming soon!

MORE INFORMATION

Visit the national World Hepatitis Day website


Date last reviewed: 28 July 2016