Imagine a future without hepatitis C. Can we achieve this in the Australian bleeding disorders community?
The new hepatitis C treatments can cure nearly everyone and have few, if any, side-effects.
Haemophilia Treatment Centres are currently collecting data to check which of their patients have been cured of their hep C and their current liver health.
You can help this work by making sure your HTC has your results for:
Ask your hepatitis specialist or GP if you need follow-up for your liver health. For example, if you have cirrhosis and have successful treatment, you will still need to have liver health checks regularly.
Many people with bleeding disorders have been treated and cured but some might not even know they have hep C.
As a Partner in the national World Hepatitis Day Campaign, HFA works 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.
Or talk to your hepatitis specialist, your HTC or your local doctor.
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