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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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And some late breaking news, Congratulations to “Respect”, another Community Grant winner.
Time to Act Queensland!

Older news:

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Time to Act Queensland!

Older news:

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Time to Act Queensland!

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2015 World Hepatitis Day Community Grants Winners

Check out the 2015 World Hepatitis Day Community Grants winners!
And some late breaking news, Congratulations to “Respect”, another Community Grant winner.
Time to Act Queensland!

Older news:

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