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Hepatitis is one of several viruses that can cause inflammation of the liver.
Hepatitis B is spread through the blood or sexual fluids (vaginal fluids or semen). It is also transmitted from mother to baby during birth.
Hepatitis C infection involves an initial acute phase of infection that may not be noticeable, because in most cases people do not feel sick.
HepChat is one of our regular E-News bulletins sharing news and information about hepatitis and the projects and activities Hepatitis Victoria is working on.
Victorian campaigners call for urgent action to increase hepatitis testing and treatment.
“Don‘t share needles and think before you ink if you don’t want to end up with the deadly hepatitis virus” is extreme tattoo enthusiast, John Kenney’s message for World Hepatitis Day 2015 on 28 July.
As part of the Western Liverability Festival, the Brimbank City Council will play host to a Community event on 24 July, 2015.
The Victorian Hepatitis B Alliance (VHBA) presents the 7th Spotlight on Chronic Hepatitis B Forum for community & health workers. This forum will explore ways to improve treatment, management and care of people living with chronic Hepatitis B.
Hepatitis Victoria is the peak not-for-profit community organisation working across the state for people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis.
We offer a number of programs and support facilities for individuals and organisations. For more information visit our Training, Services and Support page.
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