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01 Mar 2020... 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. This fact sheet includes information on symptoms, how the disease is spread, who is at risk, and how it is prevented.
01 Mar 2016... 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.
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.
01 Jun 2018... 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 be successfully 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.
01 Dec 2018... 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.
This is a book in plain English about hepatitis C. You will learn 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 well.
01 Jun 2021... There are 4 stories in each video, 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.
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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