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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Hepatitis B: breaking down the barriers

 

Overview

Health professionals recognise that screening, vaccination, and pro-active diagnosis and management of hepatitis B prevent chronic liver disease and liver cancer. Engaging with the community and 'at risk' populations is vital. Encouraging a better understanding of the disease process, the need for screening, and the benefits of a vaccination program can make a difference in the incidence of long term complications with this disease.

The Rural Health Foundation presents four video segments showcasing initiatives that are working toward breaking down the barriers in hepatitis B and its perception in the community:

Watch channel 600 on VAST:

Contacts

Rural Health Foundation
PO Box 324
Curtin ACT 2605
Ph: (02) 6232 5480
Fax: (02) 6232 5484
Email: support@rhef.com.au

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Last updated: 7 October 2013
 
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