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Hepatitis

40 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: 12 questions to ask your doctor (hepatitis B)
Summary: Don’t feel you are alone. One in twelve people world wide are living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C. The 12 questions below are designed to help you get the information you need from your GP.

Title: About liver cancer
Summary: This video explains: 1. What is liver cancer? 2. How common is liver cancer in Australia? 3. What causes liver cancer? 4. I have just been diagnosed with liver cancer, what should I do? 5. What are the different types of liver cancer? 6. What are the symptoms of liver cancer? 7. What happens if someone has liver cancer? 8. Can my cancer be passed onto my family?

Title: Appendix - prevalence of hepatitis C in the world
Summary: World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that about 170 million people (around 3% of the world’s population) are infected with HCV. Africa has the highest prevalence of HCV infection (5.9%).

Title: Ask your doctor for a hepatitis B test
Summary: Untreated hepatitis B may cause liver damage and/or liver cancer in up to 1 in 4 people. A free vaccination for hepatitis B is available. Ask your doctor about testing and treatment.

Title: Australian visa applicants and hepatitis
Summary: People living with hepatitis B or C may not have their visa approved because they have not met health standards set by the Australian government. While it is entirely possible for these individuals and their partners to successfully be granted a visa, the process can sometimes be challenging. Hepatitis Victoria has produced an easy to understand introductory resource to support those affected in understanding how hepatitis B affects their visa application and some processes along the way.

Title: Be free from hep C
Summary: Information about new treatments for hepatitis C

Title: Be HEP aware brochure (hepatitis B) for South East Melbourne
Summary: Information about hepatitis B. How to test, vaccinate and be in contraol. Hepatitis B is a common, long-term illness that carries serious health risks. Most people have no symptoms until it’s too late and their liver is seriously damaged, leading to cirrhosis, liver failure or liver cancer. You can stop the damage in its tracks.

Title: Be HEP aware brochure (hepatitis B) for West Melbourne
Summary: Information about hepatitis B. How to test, vaccinate and be in contraol. Hepatitis B is a common, long-term illness that carries serious health risks. Most people have no symptoms until it’s too late and their liver is seriously damaged, leading to cirrhosis, liver failure or liver cancer. You can stop the damage in its tracks.

Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine for infants
Summary: The National Immunisation Program provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine to infants at two, four and six months of age. This document provides a pre-immunisation checklist and information about side effects. Includes diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine consent form

Title: Do I have to tell other people that I have hepatitis C?
Summary: Telling other people that you have hepatitis C is called disclosure. This leaflet will provide advice on whether you need to legally disclose in most work, sporting and social situations.

Title: FibroScan information for patients
Summary: A FibroScan is a simple test to find out how much liver scarring you have. This factsheet lists the benefits, risks, what to expect during the scan, how to prepare and when you get the result.

Title: Glossary of terms - hepatitis
Summary: Glossary of hepatitis factsheets in various languages.

Title: Hepatitis A (NSW)
Summary: Information about hepatitis A, including how it's transmitted, prevention and treatment.

Title: Hepatitis A (WA)
Summary: Hepatitis A, also called 'hep A' is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. The hep A virus is found in the faeces (poo) of people with the infection and usually spread by close personal contact (including sexual contact). Deaths from hepatitis A are rare.

Title: Hepatitis A by DHHS
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, immunisation and treatment.

Title: Hepatitis B
Summary: Hepatitis B is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. It is transmitted through contaminated blood and other body liquids. Hepatitis B can be prevented by immunisation.

Title: Hepatitis B: inflammation of the liver
Summary: Hepatitis means 'inflammation of the liver'. Hepatitis B (also referred to as hep B) is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and is a viral infection that can lead to serious illness or death.

Title: Hepatitis B - it is family business
Summary: Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It can lead to liver damage and liver cancer. Many people who have the virus don’t know that they are infected. The most common way hepatitis B is passed on in many countries is from mother to baby at birth.

Title: Hepatitis B - take action today postcard
Summary: Many don’t know that they have it. Hepatitis B can cause liver cancer when left untreated. Liver cancer is the fastest growing cause of cancer death in Australia. Find out if you or your family has hepatitis B. Get you and your family tested.

Title: Hepatitis B and C liver assessment fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explains what happens during a regular liver check-up.

Title: Hepatitis B and liver cancer
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the hepatitis B virus and its link with liver cancer.

Title: Hepatitis C: good news about treatment
Summary: This is a book about hepatitis C. You will find out what hepatitis C is, how you get it, and about tests and treatment. An important message for everyone is that treatment for hepatitis C has changed. Now we can cure hepatitis C with new tablet treatments that are easy to take and work really well.

Title: Hepatitis C - health system
Summary: This fact sheet explains the different roles of health care professionals in Hepatitis C treatment and whether having hepatitis C affects someone's immigration status

Title: Hepatitis C - what you need to know
Summary: The word 'hepatitis' means inflammation of the liver. This inflammation can be caused by chemicals, drugs, drinking too much alcohol, or viruses. Hepatitis C (HCV), or "hep C", is caused by the hepatitis C virus.

Title: Hepatitis C and HIV co-infection infosheet
Summary: When you get tested for or diagnosed with either HIV or hepatitis C it is important to check with your healthcare provider that you have been tested for both. Hepatitis C and HIV share similar routes of transmission so if you are at risk for one you are at risk for the other. It is not possible to know if you have HIV or hepatitis C unless you have a blood test.

Title: Hepatitis C newly diagnosed
Summary: Information about Hepatitis C for people who have been newly-diagnosed

Title: Hepatitis C testing infographic
Summary: Information about testing for hepatitis C

Title: Hepatitis C treatments and living well
Summary: New treatments are available to treat hepatitis C. They are effective, easy to take and have few side effects. This fact sheet provides information about new treatment and their benefits.

Title: Hep B 1, 2, 3 Teach, Test, Take Control poster
Summary: The Hep B 1, 2, 3 Teach, Test, Take Control poster is aimed at encouraging people to become aware of hepatitis B and talk to their GP about hepatitis B, testing, vaccination and treatment.

Title: Infant hepatitis B immunisation information
Summary: Information about the hepatitis B vaccine given to newborn babies. Includes information about the disease, why babies should have the vaccine, and information about possible side effects. It is important to start the hepatitis B immunisation as soon as possible after birth.

Title: Little Hep B hero book
Summary: A new children's book and resource for families to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, increase health literacy, and break the silence.

Title: Living well with chronic hepatitis B
Summary: The booklet provides culturally appropriate consumer information about chronic hepatitis B (CHB) for people diagnosed with this chronic condition, which predisposes them to developing liver cancer. It offers plain language information, complemented by pictograms to explain what chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is, what is cirrhosis, their link to liver cancer, what to expect at a medical check-up, who needs medications to treat their disease, tips for staying healthy and what people with CHB can do to protect their close contacts. It includes an appointment card to help patients keep track of their medical appointments.

Title: Living well with hepatitis B
Summary: The Living Well with Hepatitis B reader is a book that has been developed for people undertaking the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). It uses simple English, along with plenty of visual illustrations. There are 4 stories in the reader, and each story touches upon topics commonly associated with hepatitis B including transmission, prevention, pregnancy, new intimate relationships and liver cancer. It’s a great resource for clients who may have recently been diagnosed with hepatitis B or as a tool to improve health literacy.

Title: Making hepatitis B history
Summary: A short educational animation about Hepatits B to promote awareness about Hepatitis B testing, treatment and monitoring.

Title: Sexual health and viral hepatitis brochures
Summary: A community brochure designed for migrants and refugees on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections

Title: Supporting and understanding
Summary: What support may a person going through Hepatitis C treatment may require? Information about what family, friends and support groups can do.

Title: The hepatitis B story
Summary: Hepatitis B information in plain language. Colourful engaging graphics. Tested with consumers, health professionals and evaluated.

Title: The hepatitis B story - video
Summary: Plain language information on hepatitis B. Video with narration in 5 langauges. Focus tested.

Title: The hepatitis B story (talking book)
Summary: Hepatitis B information in plain language. Colourful engaging graphics.The interactive talking books were developed in consultation with communities speaking these languages.

Title: The liver in health and disease -more on hepatitis B
Summary: This video explains: 1. How would you describe the patient experience of being diagnosed with hepatitis B? 2. Who is at risk of chronic hepatitis B? 3. What are the symptoms of hepatitis B? 4. What are the treatments for hepatitis B? 5. Why is it bad to share my hepatitis B medication with my friends? 6. How do I live with chronic hepatitis B and stay healthy? 7. What are the outcomes of hepatitis B infection? 8. I am pregnant. How do I protect my baby from getting hepatitis B?

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