We Can’t Wait to Act on Viral Hepatitis:
World Hepatitis Day on 28 July is reminder to test, treat or link your patients into care for hepatitis C.
This year’s theme ‘We’re not waiting’ is a call to accelerate elimination efforts of viral hepatitis and the urgent need for testing and treatment for the people who need it.
By taking an active role you can:
- Save lives and reduce the onward transmission of hepatitis C.
- Prevent primary liver cancer and promote better liver health.
- Improve the quality of life for priority populations who may be at increased risk of hepatitis C.
There are many resources and initiatives available that provide GPs with support in identifying and managing patients living with hepatitis C. These include:
Detailed information is here about each of the above initiatives and your Local Health District contact details.