Past Event

Tailored HEPReady Workforce Training Through an Intersectional Gendered Lens

Event date
June 21, 2022

LiverWELL is collaborating with Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE), to deliver a speciality HEPReady essentials workshop through an intersectional, gendered lens. The free session will focus on how gender impacts the stigma surrounding sexually transmissible diseases, infections and blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis. There will also be some discussion on pregnancy, contraception and menstruation.

Topics covered:

  • The liver and an overview of liver diseases
  • Viral hepatitis – screening, transmission, vaccination, and treatment
  • A lived experience perspective
  • Privacy and disclosure
  • Impact of hepatitis and liver disease on women
  • Impact of gender on stigma relating to hepatitis.

The session will be held:
21 June, 10 am to 12:30 pm via Zoom

Cost: Free

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We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands where we work - the lands of the Woi-Wurrung Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We express our gratitude to them for their continued care and curation of these lands and waters. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

LiverWELL observes and honours the Kulin Nation's intrinsic connection to land, sky and water, and the creator Bunjil. LiverWELL is committed to being led and informed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders on bridging health outcomes for communities and improving liver health.