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 Tyrrel, 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

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My Health Record – your health record in your hands

My Health Record – your health record in your hands

Article provided by My Health Record Sandra Johnston has a number of chronic conditions which is why she finds having a My Health Record invaluable. “I find My Health Record to be extremely beneficial as I see a wide variety of health professionals...

Kombi Clinic win national nursing award

Kombi Clinic win national nursing award

The Kombi Clinic team, including Hepatitis Queensland's Mim O'Flynn and Sam White, have taken out the Team Excellence Award at the 2018 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards. Run by a team of passionate health professionals, the mobile Kombi Clinic,...

Prescribing  HCV  Treatment  in  Prisons

Prescribing HCV Treatment in Prisons

Queensland medical practitioners working in correctional centres can apply for accreditation to prescribe medication for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection (HCV) under the Section 100 (s100) Highly Specialised Drugs (HSD) Program. Who can...

How to talk about alcohol and drugs with the people who use them

How to talk about alcohol and drugs with the people who use them

Language is powerful–especially when discussing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and the people who use them. Language matters, a new resource from the Network of Alcohol & other Drugs Agencies and the NSW Users and AIDS Association has been launched online....

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