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Living Well with Hepatitis B

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Overview

AMEP students make up many hepatitis B endemic populations. LiverWELL conducts free hepatitis B education sessions for AMEP students to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and liver disease, and to promote health-seeking behaviour.

The Living Well With Hepatitis B Reader and Teacher’s Workbook includes four stories with different characters living with hepatitis B with the focus to help eliminate the stigma related to hepatitis B and provide necessary information. These stories raises awareness about hepatitis B in four different scenarios: cooking, pregnancy, marriage and relationships, and sports.

This reader is also available as 4 short animation videos. These videos are also available in Vietnamese, Mandarin Chinese , Khmer, Arabic, Thai, and Vietnamese at our YouTube Channel

This book and animation is aimed at Australian Migrant English students attending LiverWELL’s free hepatitis B education session with the use of simple English and pictures. For a free hepatitis B education session for your students, please contact us here.

Living Well with Hepatitis B Reader

Click here to download the Living Well with Hepatitis B Reader

Animations

Cooking at the School

This video dispels the myths about hepatitis B transmission through food and drink and provides accurate information about how hepatitis B is transmitted. It also emphasises the importance of healthy lifestyle and regular health check-ups.

Ayanda is Pregnant

This video explains the transmission and prevention of hepatitis B from mother to child. It dispels the myths about hepatitis B transmission through breastfeeding and gives accurate information about transmission routes. It also highlights the importance of regular health check-ups and a healthy lifestyle.

An and Linh are getting married

This video provides key information on how to avoid hepatitis B transmission in a sexual relationship and highlights the importance of regular health check-ups and a healthy lifestyle. 

Karim and his team

This video dispels the myths about transmission of hepatitis B through sports activities and gives accurate information about how hepatitis B is transmitted. It also emphasises the importance of early diagnosis of hepatitis B.

LiverWELL, incorporating Hepatitis Victoria, champions the interests of people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis and liver disease.

LiverWELL acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community.

We welcome people from all cultures, nationalities and religions. Being inclusive and providing equitable services is our commitment.