Strategies and Policies

Queensland Policies and Strategies

Queensland Sexual Health Strategy 2016-2021

This Strategy has been developed by the Queensland Department of Health and addresses a broad range of sexual and reproductive health issues including health promotion, prevention, clinical service provision and community education. View the Queensland Sexual Health Strategy 2016-2021

Queensland Hepatitis B Action Plan 2016-2021

This plan acknowledges the current provision of quality services and focuses on prevention and increased access to testing, management and treatment for people living with chronic hepatitis B. (Author: Queensland Health). View the Queensland Hepatitis B Action Plan 2016-2021

Queensland Hepatitis C Action Plan 2016-2021

This action plan acknowledges the current provision of quality hepatitis C prevention, testing and treatment services within Queensland Health, the private sector and community based organisations across Queensland. (Author: Queensland Health). View the Queensland Hepatitis C Action Plan 2016-2021

National Policies and Strategies

National Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategies 2018-2022

On 29 November 2018, the five National Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) Strategies 2018-2022 were publicly released. These strategies set the high level direction for Australia’s response to BBVs and STIs. You can access the strategies by following the links below links.

Third National Hepatitis B Strategy

Fifth National Hepatitis C Strategy 

Fifth National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander BBV and STI Strategy 

Fourth National STI Strategy 

Eighth National HIV Strategy

 

National Hepatitis B Testing Policy

The National Hepatitis B Testing Policy outlines current best practice for health professionals ordering and interpreting hepatitis B serology.​ View the National Hepatitis B Testing Policy 

 

National Hepatitis C Testing Policy

The National Hepatitis C Testing Policy outlines current best practice for health professionals ordering and interpreting hepatitis C serology.​ View the National Hepatitis C Testing Policy

Global Strategies and Policies

Global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis 2016-2021

This is the first global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis, a strategy that contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. View the Global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis 2016-2021

Global policy report on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis in WHO Member States

The periodic evaluation of implementation of the WHO strategy requires an initial baseline survey of all Member States. In mid-2012, WHO, in collaboration with the World Hepatitis Alliance, conducted such a survey, asking Member States to provide information relating to the four axes of the WHO strategy. In particular, Member States were asked whether key prevention and control activities are being conducted. View the Global policy report on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis in WHO Member States 

Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis Infection: Framework for Global Action

This framework describes four areas of work to prevent, treat and save the lives of people living with hepatitis through targeted regional and country-specific strategies. View the Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis Infection: Framework for Global Action

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