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Liver Health & Hep B & C Hepatitis & Your Liver

Hep B or C, if left untreated, can quietly damage your liver. When hep B or C enters your body, it targets your liver cells. The hep B and hep C viruses replicate themselves in the liver, which harms the liver cells. After many years the damage can turn into scars. These scars can build up and become cirrhosis.

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All About Hep B Hep B Testing, Treatment & Prevention

(9 days ago) Find out more about hep B and make the best health choices for you. Our hepatitis B FAQs aim to quickly answer the most commonly asked questions about hep B. You might have had hep B for several years, or you might have been diagnosed with hep B recently. In any case, our hep B FAQs are for you.

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Hep A & B Vaccinations Why Vaccinate When You Have Hep C

(9 days ago) for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hepatitis NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are based, the Gadigal people. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Hepatitis B Prevention & Vaccination Hepatitis NSW

(8 days ago) You can get vaccinated for hep B at your doctor’s clinic or a sexual health centre. The hep B vaccination is safe and effective. You need 3 injections in 6 months, and a blood test 4 weeks after your last injection to make sure that the vaccine worked. All 3 injections gives you the best chance of developing hepatitis B immunity (protection).

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Hep Infoline Confidential Hepatitis Support

(5 days ago) for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hepatitis NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are based, the Gadigal people. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Hep B Transmission How Do You Get Hepatitis B

(8 days ago) Hep B can be passed on through blood-to-blood contact, unprotected sex or from mother to baby (at birth). From a mother with hep B to her baby at birth – this is the most common way hep B is transmitted. Exposure to hep B in early childhood. Unsterile cosmetic or …

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Healthy Diet For A Fatty Liver Fatty Liver Diet

(4 days ago) Diet has a major impact upon your health. Eating unhealthy foods, or keeping a diet high in fats, salts and sugars can lead to liver damage or disease. Being overweight or obese can put strain on the liver, making it difficult to process the nutrients, vitamins and properties of your food.

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What Causes Liver Damage & Disease

(3 days ago) The new treatments for hep C cure up to 95% of people and only take around 12 weeks. If left untreated, hep C can cause serious health problems. If you have hep C, ask your doctor about getting cured with the new treatments. Alcohol related hepatitis . Alcohol-related hepatitis is a very common form of liver disease in Australia.

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My Health Record: Information about your options

(6 days ago) My Health Record: Information about your options. There is a new medical record system called My Health Record. It is an online database designed to keep all your medical records in one place, operated by the Australian Government. The link below describes the benefits and risks to help you make an informed decision, and talks about how to opt

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PCR Tests for Hep C Hep C PCR Testing Hepatitis NSW

(3 days ago) PCR Viral Detection Test. The first is the PCR viral detection test. It can tell whether someone has hep C. It is often used after needlestick accidents or for testing newborn babies, born to mums with hep C. 2. PCR Viral Load Test. The second is the PCR viral load test. It measures the amount of hep C virus in your blood.

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Workforce Education Working with Hep B & C Hepatitis NSW

(2 days ago) We provide hepatitis education sessions across NSW targeting AOD services, homelessness services, the criminal justice system, youth and health organisations. Our range of hepatitis education and workforce development workshops and packages will inspire, educate and support you, your staff or your clients at risk of or affected by hep B or C.

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Hep C Testing Blood & Antibody Tests For Hep C

(3 days ago) for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hepatitis NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are based, the Gadigal people. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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All About Hep C Hep C Testing, Treatment & Prevention

(9 days ago) Hep C is an easily-cured liver infection that is caused by hepatitis C virus (HCV). It is transmitted through blood-to-blood contact with someone with hep C. The virus is slow acting and symptoms may not appear for many years. Hep C can cause long-term liver health problems if left untreated.

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The Champion Community #68 Raising Hep B & C Awareness

(9 days ago) This was part of a larger activity, called Cycle to End the Cycle, organised by Aboriginal Health Worker Kevin Heath. It was an event aimed at ending the cycle of young Aboriginal people not speaking out about their problems, and was partnered with local sporting clubs. Over the course of 12 hours – with 15 minute slots – a set of six

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Hepatitis C FAQs Facts & Information About Hep C

(4 days ago) If you have a Medicare Card, the medicines are free. You will be charged the usual co-payment paid for a prescription. This is currently $40.30 per month for general patients and $6.50 per month if you have a Health Care Card. For more information, call the Hepatitis Infoline on 1800 803 990 >>

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What is Hepatitis C

(3 days ago) This is when the blood of someone with hep C gets into your blood stream. It can cause long-term health problems if left untreated, particularly for the liver. The virus can survive outside the body from around 12 hours to a few weeks. In most cases it …

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Challenges … I’ve Had More Than A Few With Hep C

(3 days ago) There, I got a full health check and realised I had been in denial about my hep C. I needed to get treatment. It was somewhere to start on my road to health. At this point in my life, turning up to an appointment was a challenge. But I had made a commitment to myself – if I couldn’t keep an appointment, how could I look after my daughter again?

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Signs & Symptoms of Liver Damage or Disease Liver Health

(2 days ago) Have a question about liver health or symptoms related to liver damage and disease? Contact the free Hepatitis Infoline or download one of our free online resources now. If you feel you are showing any of the symptoms of liver damage or disease, please talk to your doctor. Our resources don’t replace advice from a medical professional.

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COVID vax for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people

(5 days ago) NSW Ministry of Health is offering priority vaccinations to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 12 and over can get a priority Pfizer vaccination. Which vaccination clinics offer this? Below is a list of vaccination clinics in NSW, choose a clinic near you.

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The Champion Community #73 Hep B Health Education Events

(9 days ago) Hep B health education event at Ashfield Town Hall. To raise awareness of hepatitis B – transmission, prevention, vaccination, and treatment – among Chinese born Australians, Hepatitis NSW held a health education and health promotion event in early May for Chinese seniors at Ashfield Town Hall, in Inner Western Sydney.

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COVID-19 & Hepatitis C FAQ Hep C & Coronavirus

(8 days ago) With everyone needing to stay at home as much as possible and the extra impact on the health system of COVID-19, health services are changing the way they deliver healthcare to patients. This might mean your regular appointments are done over the phone or through your computer and might involve a video chat instead.

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Who Do You Tell If You Have Hepatitis C

(4 days ago) if you are a health care worker in NSW who conducts exposure-prone procedures and is PCR positive (phone the Hepatitis Infoline for more information) some insurance policies (particularly life insurance) require that you disclose any infections, disabilities, or illnesses that might influence the insurance company’s decision to insure you.

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Hepatitis C Treatment Can Hep C be Cured

(5 days ago) This is an online calculator that estimates the health of your liver. It involves a blood test called a liver function test. Don’t forget, it’s very important to get a PCR test 12 weeks after finishing treatment – this will mean the doctor can make sure you are cured.

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NSW Services Directory Specialists & Clinics Hepatitis NSW

(Just Now) for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hepatitis NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are based, the Gadigal people. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Hepatitis B FAQs Information About Hep B Hepatitis NSW

(4 days ago) Hep B is a viral infection that affects the liver. Most adults recover from the infection. Most babies develop life-long infection (called chronic hep B). With life-long infection, chronic hep B can lead to serious liver problems. Talk to a doctor or the Hepatitis Infoline for more information. 1800 803 990 >>.

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The Champion Professional #67 Kirby Institute Hep B & C

(2 days ago) The report found that stigma in health care remains a major barrier to treatment. “Attention to patient-centred models of health care remains critically important to ensure that treatment is relevant to people who are living with hepatitis C,” Director …

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The Champion Professional #69 Third National Hep B

(2 days ago) What is Pet Pics? People text us a photo of their pet which we photoshop with a health promotion message turning it into a Pet Pic.We text it back and they can share the Pet Pic as often as the like with their friends. Every two months we send all entrants an SMS text asking for votes on the best recent Pet Pic.The winner is sent a voucher (by SMS text) for a $50 Coles gift card or …

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Hep Media Centre & Blog News & Stories Hepatitis NSW

(8 days ago) for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hepatitis NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are based, the Gadigal people. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The Champion #77

(2 days ago) Hepatitis B health promotion and testing for Chinese communities in Hurstville. A very successful hep B testing, health promotion and education event was held last month at Club Central, Hurstville in Sydney’s south, with over 100 people – aged between 40 to 60 years from Chinese Australian communities – attending.

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The Champion Professional #63 Hep B & C Awareness

(1 days ago) My Health Record will share your medical records between all the health services you visit including GPs, dentists, pharmacists, clinics, and hospitals. If for example, your record shows you have been tested or treated for hep B or hep C, this information may be seen in your My Health Record by your health care workers.

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Free Hepatitis Resources Facts & Information Hepatitis NSW

(1 days ago) Free Hepatitis Resources and Information. We distribute free info resources about hepatitis B or C to people and organisations across NSW. Our resources generally focus on hep B or C or liver health. Resources include bookmarks, stickers, fliers, brochures, factsheets and booklets. Our resources cater to differing levels of health literacy.

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COVID-19 & People Living with Hep B

(2 days ago) NSW Local Health District COVID-19 Assessment Clinics >>>CLICK HERE; National Coronavirus Health Information Line: 1800 020 080 (general advice) Health Direct: 1800 022 222 (showing symptoms) Translating or interpreting services: 131 450 . FLU VACCINATION. NSW Health: Why getting a flu vaccination now will help in the fight against COVID-19

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The Champion #74

(9 days ago) Korean Health Expo For the second time since 2017, Hepatitis NSW successfully hosted the Korean Health Expo. Held late May at Lidcombe Dooleys Club, the event was sponsored by the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD), along with the Cancer Institute, and was a success with about 160 participants.

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Youth At Risk Program Youth At Risk of Hep C

(7 days ago) Which Local Health Districts were involved with Youth at Risk? Youth at Risk is a partnership project between Hepatitis NSW and, Far West, Nepean Blue Mountains, Sydney, South Eastern Sydney and Western Sydney Local Health Districts (LHDs). Workshops ran in these LHDs until June 2017. Where and when were the Youth at Risk workshops?

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Korean Health Expo Hepatitis NSW

(8 days ago) Korean Health Expo. 31 May 2019 Friday 9:00 am-1:00 pm. Banksia Room, Lidcombe Dooleys Catholic Club, 11-17 Church St, Lidcombe NSW 2141 Location. Map. Awareness & Accessibility. Find out about health services, information and get involved! There will be a range of health service booths, including Hepatitis B info, Bowel Cancer Screening info

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The Champion Professional #70 My Health Record

(2 days ago) The Australian Digital Health Agency has recently announced that nine out of ten Australians will have a My Health Record following the conclusion of the opt-out period. Based on the number of people eligible for Medicare as at 31 January 2019 (25,459,544), the participation rate is 90.1%, with a national opt-out rate of 9.9%. While the opt-out

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The Champion Professional #71 Aboriginal & Torres Strait

(2 days ago) Uptake of sexual health services by young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people increased, indicating that improvements have been made in the delivery of more accessible health services. This may also indicate improved health literacy among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Alcohol & Your Liver Liver Damage & Effects of Alcohol

(7 days ago) for trustworthy health information: verify here. Hepatitis NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are based, the Gadigal people. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The Champion Professional #57 Hep C Treatment Landscape

(1 days ago) The NSW Ministry of Health and its Local Health Districts have adopted 2028 as the year in which HCV elimination will be achieved. The Australian Government Health Department is likely to set and the WHO has already set 2030 as the year by which hepatitis C will be eliminated.

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Dried Blood Spot Testing (DBS) For Hep C DBS Test Kits

(6 days ago) The dried blood spot test (DBS) is a new, free, easy and private way to test for hep C. DBS is FREE if: you have ever injected a drug, or. identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or. have ever been in prison, or are from countries where hepatitis C is more common. You also must be over 16 years of age and living in NSW.

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The Champion Community #71 Closing the Health Gap

(9 days ago) Hepatitis NSW, along with our Close the Gap 414 Working Group partners from 414 Elizabeth St, held a very successful Close The Gap event on Thursday 21 March. Close the Gap Day is an opportunity to send our governments a clear message that Australians value health equality as a fundamental right for all.

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The Champion Community #65 Testing & Curing Hep C

(8 days ago) EC Australia launch provides a vital missing link to eliminating hepatitis C. EC Australia – “Eliminating Hepatitis C” Australia – was launched in August at Parliament House in Canberra by the federal health minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, in partnership with the Paul Ramsay Foundation. The project is a multi-million dollar targeted, national response to the serious …

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INHSU: 8th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in

(4 days ago) This symposium is the leading International conference focused on the management of hepatitis among substance users. It is organized by the International Network for Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU). Hosted by INHSU, the symposium covers the latest advances on hepatitis C epidemiology, management and treatment of viral hepatitis among people who use drugs, with …

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The Champion Professional #64 Eliminating Hep B & C

(1 days ago) For hep B, health promotion programs linked with clinical services to provide screening opportunities are greatly needed for high priority populations – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds – to ensure they receive effective health care management.

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Women's Health Week Hepatitis NSW

(8 days ago) Women’s Health Week. 07 Sep 2020 September 7, 2020 12:00 am - September 11, 2020 12:00 am. For women and girls across Australia, Women’s Health Week is a campaign of events and online activities – all centred on improving women’s health and helping you to make healthier choices. For more info, click here. ×.

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