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By understanding the various subtypes of hepatitis and the latest treatments available, pharmacists have a key role in educating, counselling and the ongoing management of patients with hepatitis. By Dr …

Hepatitis C has declined by 60% among people who inject drugs since new cures for the disease were made available on the PBS, new data show The report, released by …

What impact can pharmacists have on the uptake of DAAs? asks Carlene McMaugh Hepatitis C is now in a unique category of conditions where we have a medication that can …

Melbourne’s medically supervised injecting centre has handled more than 1,130 overdoses since it opened, with many clients referred to drug and alcohol treatment Brunswick pharmacist and harm minimisation proponent Angelo …

Direct-acting antivirals are associated with reduced risk of mortality and liver cancer, according to results from the first prospective, longitudinal study investigating their use in treating chronic hepatitis C The …

Deaths from hepatitis C have dropped by a fifth, highlighting the importance of new treatments and their affordability New Kirby Institute data presented at the Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference in …

With the end of PSA18 and controversy continuing around My Health Record, it’s been a busy week in the world of pharmacy The PSA18 conference wrapped up, and PSA national …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced funding for Hepatitis Australia to improve screening and treatment uptake As well as announcing the $1 million in funding for the organisation, Mr Hunt …

The number of Australians receiving breakthrough antiviral therapy to cure hepatitis C has sharply declined This has prompted appeals for more Australians living with the virus to come forward to …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at chronic viral hepatitis, the subtypes and stigma surrounding the conditions Chronic Viral Hepatitis affects close to half a million Australians, and is responsible for …

Guild Learning and Development is partnering with Gilead Sciences in an online course The course is titled Management of Hepatitis C and the role of pharmacy. Hepatitis C (HCV), a …

People treated with new direct acting antivirals feel old and new hepatitis C treatments are “like chalk and cheese” On World Hepatitis Day today (28 July), Hepatitis NSW is promoting …