A Brand New Podcast.

Survivors, educators, and community leaders share their thoughts and experiences in this refreshing talk show.

HepatitisWA is proud to announce a new initiative to engage and increase hepatitis awareness by focusing on individual life stories.

In conjunction with Roots TV, the Hepatitis B team has developed its first five-part series podcast titled “Liver Healthy Life”. Available now as audio (Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts) and video (YouTube).

Welcome to HepatitisWA

The word hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, which is the body’s normal response to infection and toxic stimuli.

The liver defends itself by trying to destroy or seal off viruses, damaged liver tissue or dangerous substances such as chemicals, alcohol or other drugs. This inflammatory response can protect against infection or substance but may also cause damage in itself. .Viral hepatitiscan be caused by any of the six hepatitis viruses which are identified as A, B, C, D, E and G.

Hepatitis A

Causes acute, short term infection.

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Hepatitis B

Causes chronic infection.

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Hepatitis C

There is a cure.

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HepatitisWA aims to assist in obtaining the best possible care and support for people affected by hepatitis.

Objectives: The objectives of HepatitisWA are to minimise the personal and socio-economic impact for people affected by viral hepatitis; provide an information service about viral hepatitis; assist in preventing the transmission of viral hepatitis; promote community awareness of viral hepatitis; contribute to the community, state and national viral hepatitis initiatives; influence public health policy, practice and law in relation to viral hepatitis.

We stand for confidentiality of client information, a non-judgemental and non-discriminatory approach to clients, harm reduction as the basis of primary prevention, strategic alliances with relevant groups and organisations, services of high quality based upon professionally trained staff and volunteers, aholisticapproach to client needs, their carers and health as a right, not a privilege!

HepatitisWA is made up of diverse and dedicated members, staff and volunteers in a friendly and open culture where everyone is welcome.

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