Peter Higgs, a social researcher, university lecturer, and former president of Hepatitis Victoria tells his stigma story.
Thi reflects on her experiences disclosing and discussing her condition to the various people in her life – including friends, family, and co-workers.
Stephen talks about his challenge living with chronic conditions.
Alan tells his story about a trip to the Dentist that went pear-shaped...
My wife had hepatitis C and we need to remove the stigma and try to eradicate it globally.
I am a great believer in men taking charge of their health and having regular tests - which many men never do until it is too late.
I respect the wonderful work and prevention of hepatitis being promoted by Hepatitis Victoria.
My involvement has led me to understand the importance of educating the community about hepatitis.
Stigma and disapproving attitudes often associated with hepatitis are unjustified, and the available mechanisms for testing, treating and cures are easy to access.
I initiated a project within Rotary through my membership of the Rotary Club of Melbourne.