Volunteering is a way I can express gratitude towards a community.
I am the founder of Utopia Refugee and Asylum Seeker Health clinic in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.
I provide GP services including treatment for hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Our patients are poor and have limited English skills.
I want to help Vietnamese people and everyone else in Australia to know more about hepatitis B prevention and treatment.
An independent review of the Medically Supervised Injecting Room (MSIR) trial located in North Richmond has found it has saved lives and met many of its objectives, including reducing the spread of blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis C.
Due to my interest in health promotion, I was keen to gain practical skills by working with expertise of Hepatitis Victoria. I must say, it has been a great experience of learning actual skills which are essential to promote health awareness among communities.
National Volunteer Week provides a focus point to extend our gratitude to the range of volunteers that have contributed so significantly to the work of Hepatitis Victoria/LiverWELL over many years.
Hepatitis Victoria/LiverWELL urges people with liver health conditions to continue seeing their regular care team and not skip appointments during the COVID-19 crisis.
Featuring articles on COVID-19 and Liver Health, the #kindtoyourliver campaign, and a podcast on combating obesity.
I am a GP in Broadmeadows helping my local community.
From 1 April authorised nurse practitioners can prescribe medicines listed on the PBS for hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV therapies.