Topic "Hepatitis" in Burmese - total 18 documentsTitle: 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: Appendix - prevalence of hepatitis C in the world
Summary: The 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: 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 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.
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: Glossary of terms - hepatitis
Summary: Glossary of hepatitis factsheets in various languages.
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 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 newly diagnosed
Summary: Information about Hepatitis C for people who have been newly-diagnosed
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: 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: Living well with hepatitis B (video)
Summary: 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.
Title: Save lives - have a liver test (video)
Summary: This video explains all the reasons why you should test your liver and find out whether you have Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C. It also shows various ways on how Hepatitis can be contracted and what you can do if you test prositive.
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: Your rights and responsibilities
Summary: This brief fact sheet provides an overview of peoples' rights and responsibilities when living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C.
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