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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