LiverWELL Board member Siân Slade has an aim of enabling patients and carers to better navigate healthcare journeys. Siân’s policy and advocacy project on this topic, #NavigatingHealth, is co-travelling an international doctoral thesis.
If Shane O’Sullivan had one piece of advice it is this: if someone is worried they might have contracted hepatitis B, please go and get tested. He believes there is no shame in seeking treatment and support.
We are seeking expressions of interest from those with lived experience of hepatitis or liver disease, or their supporters or carers, to join a new LiverWELL Consumer Advisory Committee in 2023.
LiverWELL is closed from 24 December 2022 to 3 January 2023.
Do you have the best intentions for your health, but sometimes feel there are roadblocks along the way?
The World Hepatitis Alliance has released the final of their videos addressing stigma and roadblocks in the global elimination of hepatitis by 2030. Hear about advances toward achieving hepatitis elimination and explore opportunities for closing gaps in healthcare.
Carers attending a Leadership Plus and Duke Street carers self-advocacy group on 7 November had an informative day with the LiverWELL team.
Many students from the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) were born in hepatitis B endemic countries, so learning about how to get tested, vaccinated and treated in time is crucial.
LiverWELL welcomes the release of the new hepatitis B and hepatitis C strategies from the Department of Health, as a part of the Victorian sexual and reproductive health and viral hepatitis strategy 2022–30.
Associate Professor Naiyang Fu at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research has been awarded the Victorian Cancer Agency – LiverWELL Mid-Career Research Fellowship. He will use the funding to investigate the potential of a gene as a biomarker and therapeutic target for liver cancer patients.
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