“Hepatitis B is more than a biomedical ” Dr Jack Wallace @BurnetInstitute at #VH18 speaks on why particular public health narratives which ignore the social and cultural implications on #hepB are problematic.
At #VH18, Jane Davies @MenziesResearch shared great work happening in the Partnership Approach to Sustainably eliminating Chronic #HepB in the NT that is working towards the elimination of Chronic Hepatitis B within Indigenous Australian communities..
PhD Student Sahar Bajis reports that treatment uptake among homeless population requires more innovative strategies. #VH18.
Highly marginalised populations require innovative strategies for linkage to HCV care – Sahar Bajis presenting results from LiveRLife study at #VH18..
Amazing innovation and working in a positive vibe. Kombi Clinic. 100 cures in first 9 months. Awesome. #VH18.
Kombi Clinic tooting its horn at #vh18. A great partnership with Medeco Medical Inala, a great team, doing great things. #getonit.
What a great presentation from QuIHN re incorrect messages from health workers about HCV. QuIHN empowers clients to educate health workers about HCV. No one left behind, incl health workers. #VH18.
Australia can achieve all of the WHO hepatitis C elimination targets but requires continue led efforts to ensure continued high rates of treatment – Amy Kwon, Kirby Institute. #VH18.
Congratulations to Jennifer MacLachlan @TheDohertyInst on being awarded the inaugural Levinia Crooks Emerging Leader Award in #ViralHepatitis presented at #VH18. The presentation will be available at.
Congratulations to our very own Jenn MacLachlan on being awarded the inaugural Levinia Crooks Emerging Leader Award in #ViralHepatitis @ASHMMedia #VH18.
Love to see @carlatreloar on the work being done by @CSRH_UNSW on prevention, stigma, evidence making #VH18.
Solomon, positive speaker @hep_sa: walking up to pharmacy to get hep c meds, I felt small, I felt like an ant, everyone would know what I’m here for. As a workforce - make your clients feel valued, the same as other people. #VH18.
Personal stories remind us why we are here at #VH18. Thank you Solomon for sharing your heartfelt story with us all and reminding us to value every person we come into contact with. #HepFreeAus.
Huge gaps in diagnosis and treatment for hep C globally. Greg Dore #VH18.
Kathryn from @HepAus highlights the successes and challenges in delivering community education though the 40 projects through the Hepatitis B Community Education Grants Project #VH18 #HepFreeAus.
#VH18 @LTU_Sex_Health Susan Chong talks through first phase of what works and why framework to understanding real time insights of pwid and DAA.
“Hepatitis B is more than a biomedical ” Dr Jack Wallace @BurnetInstitute at #VH18 speaks on why particular public health narratives which ignore the social and cultural implications on #hepB are problematic..
Phil Read from KRC what are facilitators to address barriers to attend services: maximize the reasons clients would attend - other clinical services, [email protected], community activities. Yes. Thinking about what’s in it for the client #VH18.
[email protected] CEO Melanie Walker draws attention to keep pushing for hep c prevention, esp provision of full range of prevention and harm reduction in custodial settings and continuity of care when leaving prison #VH18.
Cecilia Lim: ‘Chinese groups in Australia are as diverse as Africans or Europeans, so be aware of this when communicating Hep B messages to them’ #VH18.
It’s not just hepatitis C - it’s all these Sunil Solomon #VH18.
Sunil Solomon: ‘we are never going to eliminate viral hepatitis unless we have more advocacy - we need more brand ambassadors to get noticed’ #VH18.
Kathryn Leafe: ‘Hepatitis treatment is a gateway to improving the overall health of people who use drugs’ #VH18.
The war on drugs underpins the stigma and discrimination for people living with hepC. Kathryn Leafe. @nznep @HepfoundationNZ #VH18 #nothingaboutuswithoutus.
No one left behind is not just about equal treatment. It is more than equal treatment. Kathryn Leafe #VH18.
Ppl who receive govt benefits subject to exclusionary and stigmatizing social policies with further negative effects on health and well being @kylievfromSPRC #VH18.