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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We are collecting funds to enhance and expand the services we provide free-of-charge to Queenslanders
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By joining HQ you become part of Queensland’s leading viral hepatitis and liver health organisation. Join now to be part of a community that informs, supports and advocates for keeping everyone healthy.
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
We are asking Australia’s political parties to progress Australia’s response to hepatitis b and C in order to achieve national and global elimination goals.
The latest Viral Hepatitis Mapping Project National Report has been released and for the first time combines by hepatitis B and hepatitis C in the one report.
At Hepatitis Queensland our vision is to see a Queensland free from the effects of viral hepatitis. So it alarms us when incorrect information is reported in the media,
The connection between World Oral Health Day and hepatitis might seem like a stretch…however there are many things that connect oral health and hepatitis B and hepatitis C.