Chronic hepatitis C can cause cirrhosis, liver failure, cancer and early death. Raising awareness that hep C can be cured with a short course of oral antivirals is vital. Read this microlearning to find out more.
Episode seven of our Legendary Conversations podcast explores hepatitis C. Dr Sarah Hartnall, and nurses Nancy Carey and Bridget Faire discuss hepatitis C testing, treatment, and support networks in Aotearoa.
A short course of oral antivirals can cure hepatitis C, but first we have to identify people with chronic infection. Read our article to find out who and how to test for hep C, the supports in place for patients and health providers, and the plan to eradicate hepatitis globally.