Welcome to Hepatitis Queensland
Hepatitis Queensland is a community based, non-government organisation that represents the interests of people affected by, or at risk of viral hepatitis. Our mission is to provide a holistic, innovative and pro-active response to the challenges facing people directly affected by viral hepatitis and their families.
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440,000+ people are currently living with Hep B or C in Australia. Over 85,000 of them are Queenslanders
“There are very few occasions in history where an opportunity to eliminate any disease has arisen. Fortunately we have that opportunity now with hepatitis C…”
Helen Tyrell, Chief Executive, Hepatitis Australia.
400 million people worldwide are living with viral hepatitis
1.2 million people worldwide are dying every year
Over 40,000 Queenslanders have hepatitis C, over 37,000 have hepatitis B
A vaccine is available for hepatitis A and B
There is treatment available for both hepatitis B and C
The HEP BlogNews and views from HQ
DECIDE BEFORE 31 JANUARY 2019 You have a right to know how your personal health information is being handled and by whom. We are worried that many people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C may not yet know about a new type of medical record called My Health...
The latest edition of the Australian recommendations for the management of hepatitis C infection: a consensus statement is now available. Updated in September 2018, this reference tool is invaluable for health professionals involved in the management and treatment of...
Hepatitis Queensland has developed a new video to help find the missing millions living with hepatitis C who are yet to engage in treatment. The video encourages the baby boomer population to think about whether they may have been exposed to virus and to go and seek treatment.
Sandra Johnston has a number of chronic conditions which is why she finds having a My Health Record invaluable.