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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.
The 2017/18 Victoria State budget has announced $1.3 million to expand the hepatitis B vaccination program and vaccinate an additional 10 000 Victorians.
Hepatitis Victoria welcomes the confirmation that free hepatitis B vaccinations are now available to Aboriginal Victorians.
Do you live with viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease or other liver conditions?
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This course covers both the clinical aspects of viral hepatitis (including new treatments), stigma and discrimination, a lived experience and how to conduct a sensitive conversation with clients.
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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