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Contents - ÜñĄñüÞõĀñĄùĄùă× . êùýõöÿĂêĂõñĄýõþĄ / ìùĂñüÞõĀñĄùĄùă  ÙÿþöõĂõþóõ 2 ãñĀĀùþ÷ÞõĀÙ 4 ÞõĀÙ¿éýÿûùþ÷ -,éÿąĄø×ăùñþâùĆõĂ  ÞõñüĄøæĂÿúõóĄ -.×ĂĄ¿×ćñĂõþõăă -.ÙñþñôùñþÙäæă -/íøñĄėăåþ -0ßþÿąĂâùòĂñĂĉ -2íÿĂüôÞõĀñĄùĄùăÚñĉ  .,-4ùăóÿýùþ÷

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ýĀÿĂĄõôöĂÿĊõþ pomegranate sold at Coles ăąĀõĂýñĂûõĄăćñăòõüùõĆõô ĄÿøñĆõóñąăõôñþąýòõĂ ÿöóñăõăÿöøõĀñĄùĄùă×ñþô üõôĄÿĄøõôõñĄøÿöñéÿąĄø ׹ăĄĂñüùñþćÿýñþêøõ ôñþ÷õĂĄÿĄøõóÿýýąþùĄĉùă þÿćòõüùõĆõôĄÿøñĆõĀñăăõô ÙĂõñĄùĆõÝÿąĂýõĄöĂÿĊõþ pomegranate arils were recalled in April. “The ùþóąòñĄùÿþĀõĂùÿôöÿĂ hepatitis A is generally 15-50 days, so we don’t anticipate öąĂĄøõĂóñăõăòõóñąăõĄøõ ĀĂÿôąóĄćñăĂõóñüüõôĄćÿ months ago.” said SA Health ÙøùõöãõôùóñüåŃóõĂæñôôĉ Phillips in a media release on 1àąþõ.,-4 ęêøõýñúÿĂùĄĉÿöĀõÿĀüõ ùþöõóĄõôćùĄøøõĀñĄùĄùă ×ĂõóÿĆõĂöąüüĉñþôĄøõ woman’s death is the only death linked to this recalled ĀĂÿôąóĄþñĄùÿþñüüĉĄÿôñĄõĚ he said. “While we expect most ĀõÿĀüõćÿąüôøñĆõôùăĀÿăõô ÿöĄøõĂõóñüüõôĀĂÿôąóĄćõ ąĂ÷õõĆõĂĉÿþõĄÿôÿąòüõ« óøõóûöĂõõĊõĂăñþôĂõýÿĆõ ñþĉñŀõóĄõôĀĂÿôąóĄăĚ æĂÿöõăăÿĂæøùüüùĀăăñùôĄøõ woman’s death has been ĂõöõĂĂõôĄÿĄøõóÿĂÿþõĂęêøùă is a rare and tragic case and I ÿŀõĂýĉăùþóõĂõóÿþôÿüõþóõă ĄÿĄøõćÿýñþėăöñýùüĉĚøõ said. ×óĂÿăă׹ăĄĂñüùñĄøõĂõøñĆõ òõõþ.0óñăõăÿöøõĀñĄùĄùă× üùþûõôĄÿĄøõĂõóñüüõôĀĂÿôąóĄ

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õĀñĄùĄùă׹ăĄĂñüùñùăĆõĂĉ disappointed the Federal ÝÿĆõĂþýõþĄøñăóøÿăõþþÿĄ ĄÿñóĄĄÿñüüÿóñĄõöąþôăùþĄøõ Øąô÷õĄĄÿñĂĂõ㥥øõôõóüùþõ in hepatitis C treatment. The öñüüùþĄĂõñĄýõþĄùþùĄùñĄùÿþă øñăòõõþõĆùôõþĄăùþóõüñĄõ üñăĄĉõñĂñþôùăĀąĄĄùþ÷Ąøõ Health Minister’s stated goal ÿöõüùýùþñĄùþ÷øõĀñĄùĄùăÙòĉ 2030 in jeopardy. êÿôñĄõĄøõÝÿĆõĂþýõþĄ has indicated that it is ćñùĄùþ÷öÿĂĖÿŃóùñüŁ÷ąĂõăė ĄÿóÿþŁĂýćøñĄõĆõĂĉÿþõ else in the sector already knows. Hepatitis C treatment øñăòõõþùþôõóüùþõöÿĂ more than six months, and ùăòõüÿćĄøõüõĆõüĂõāąùĂõô öÿĂõüùýùþñĄùÿþ÷ÿñüăĄÿ òõñóøùõĆõôñþôòõüÿćĄøõ üõĆõüĄøõ÷ÿĆõĂþýõþĄùĄăõüö needs to extract the best ĆñüąõöĂÿýùĄăăąòăĄñþĄùñü ùþĆõăĄýõþĄùþýñûùþ÷Ąøõ øõĀñĄùĄùăÙóąĂõăñĆñùüñòüõ ĄÿõĆõĂĉ׹ăĄĂñüùñþćùĄø ĄøõĀÿĄõþĄùñüüĉöñĄñüüùĆõĂ disease. ÚñĄñăą÷÷õăĄăĄøñĄÿþüĉ-.,, patients were initiated on treatment in April 2018. êøùăùăćõüüòõüÿćĄøõÙøùõö ãõôùóñüåŃóõĂėăăĄñĄõô ĂõāąùĂõýõþĄĄøñĄ׹ăĄĂñüùñ ýąăĄĄĂõñĄ-1,,Ąÿ.,,, þõćĀñĄùõþĄăõĆõĂĉýÿþĄø to reach elimination by

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êøõÝÿĆõĂþýõþĄĀÿüùĄõüĉ üùăĄõþõôĄÿÿąĂóÿþóõĂþă ïõĄùĄøñăöñùüõôĄÿñóĄ ôõăĀùĄõñĂõóÿĂôĂõĆõþąõ öÿĂõóñăĄñþôùþĆõăĄýõþĄùþ ÿĄøõĂăąĀĀÿĂĄùĆõăõĂĆùóõă associated with medicines. ×ăĄøõþąýòõĂăôõóüùþõùĄ òõóÿýõăýąóøøñĂôõĂĄÿ õüõĆñĄõĄĂõñĄýõþĄùþùĄùñĄùÿþă òñóûąĀĄÿĄøõĀÿùþĄćøõĂõ õĆõĂĉÿþõ÷ñùþăÚąõĄÿ the landmark deal the ÷ÿĆõĂþýõþĄþõ÷ÿĄùñĄõôćùĄø ĀøñĂýñóõąĄùóñüóÿýĀñþùõă the more people that are treated the lower the price ÷ÿĆõĂþýõþĄĀñĉăöÿĂĄøõ medicines. Úõüñĉùþ÷Ąñûùþ÷ñóĄùÿþąþĄùü ĖÿŃóùñüėŁ÷ąĂõăñĂõñĆñùüñòüõ ýñûõăþÿăõþăõöĂÿýñ ÷ÿĆõĂþýõþĄĀõĂăĀõóĄùĆõÿĂ öÿĂĄøõĄõþăÿöĄøÿąăñþôăÿö ׹ăĄĂñüùñþăćõăĄùüüþõõôĄÿ


ĂõñóøĄÿôõüùĆõĂĄøõăõóąĂõă ëþüõăăĄøùăùăăąõùăąĂ÷õþĄüĉ addressed elimination will simply take longer, cost ýÿĂõŁþñþóùñüüĉñþôüõñô ĄÿñĆÿùôñòüõĀÿÿĂøõñüĄø ÿąĄóÿýõăöÿĂĄøÿąăñþôăÿö ׹ăĄĂñüùñþă êøõæØéüùăĄùþ÷ÿöĄøõ hepatitis C medicines in 2016 was the biggest single ùþĆõăĄýõþĄùþñóąĂõöÿĂñ óøĂÿþùóôùăõñăõõĆõĂߥùă ąþóÿþăóùÿþñòüõĄøñĄĄøõăõ óąĂõăćùüüþÿĄĂõñóøĄøõ ĀõÿĀüõćøÿþõõôĄøõýôąõĄÿ ñöñùüąĂõĄÿĂñùăõóÿýýąþùĄĉ ñćñĂõþõăăñþôăąĀĀÿĂĄÝæ õôąóñĄùÿþöÿĂĀĂõăóĂùòùþ÷ ØõĄĄõĂøõñüĄøÿąĄóÿýõăóñþ òõñóøùõĆõôòĉùþĆõăĄùþ÷ùþ ĄøõăõýõñăąĂõă êøùăùăăąóøñĂñĂõ ÿĀĀÿĂĄąþùĄĉĄÿõüùýùþñĄõñ chronic disease, we cannot ăāąñþôõĂùĄêøõõĆùôõþóõùă clear and action is needed now.

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lexibility, persistence and ĀñĄùõþóõñĂõóĂąóùñüćøõþ ćÿĂûùþ÷ćùĄøóÿýýąþùĄùõă That was the strong message óÿýùþ÷ÿąĄÿöĄøõăõóÿþô ÞõĀñĄùĄùăØÙÿýýąþùĄĉ ÛôąóñĄùÿþéĉýĀÿăùąý æĂÿúõóĄćÿĂûõĂăöĂÿýñĂÿąþô ׹ăĄĂñüùñýõĄùþõñĂüĉãñĉ to share experiences as their two-year Hepatitis ØÙÿýýąþùĄĉÛôąóñĄùÿþ projects draw to a close. The challenges were many; as ćõĂõĄøõñóøùõĆõýõþĄă For SA delegates, most ÿąĄăĄñþôùþ÷ćõĂõĄøõ ćÿĂûÿöçąõõþăüñþôñþô Northern Territory (NT) project workers engaging with remote Aboriginal óÿýýąþùĄùõă íÿĂûùþ÷óüÿăõüĉćùĄøíąĂüù« íąĂüùþúñþ÷×òÿĂù÷ùþñü ÞõñüĄøéõĂĆùóõ±wurli.org.au), NT project workers Daniel Ąùă ùă ñþôßĂõþõĀĂÿĆùôõôøõĀñĄùĄùă ØõôąóñĄùÿþĄÿÿĆõĂ-2,, 6 participants. Between 2016 % and 2017, there was a 67% ing in g increase in hepatitis B testing ùõă ùõ ă ùþĄøõĄñĂ÷õĄõôóÿýýąþùĄùõă ÞõĀñĄùĄùăçąõõþăüñþô òĂÿą÷øĄøõĀñĄùĄùăØ óÿýýąþùĄĉõôąóñĄùÿþĄÿ ĂĄø Ąø óÿýýąþùĄùõăùþĄøõöñĂþÿĂĄø ÿö ÿöĄøõăĄñĄõćùĄøĄøõøõüĀÿö ô ñĆùăąñüñĂĄùăĄćøÿćÿĂûõô 㥠Ąÿ ÿ ćùĄøóÿýýąþùĄĉýõýòõĂăĄÿ ûă ûă ĀĂÿôąóõòõñąĄùöąüñĂĄćÿĂûă d which were then displayed

ñĄóÿýýąþùĄĉóüùþùóăĄÿ ÷õþõĂñĄõóÿþĆõĂăñĄùÿþă ãñþĉÿöĄøõñĂĄćÿĂûă ĂõĆÿüĆõôñĂÿąþôĄøõùĂ ćÿþôõĂöąüĀĂÿúõóĄüÿ÷ÿÿöñ Hep B Family Tree. ×þÿĄøõĂùýĀĂõăăùĆõ ĀĂõăõþĄñĄùÿþćñăöĂÿýàñćùô Sayed, who worked with Ąøõ×ö÷øñþùóÿýýąþùĄĉùþ ìùóĄÿĂùñíÿĂûùþ÷ăõþăùĄùĆõüĉ and with persistence, ĀĂÿúõóĄćÿĂûõĂăăąóóõăăöąüüĉ established relationships ćùĄøĄøõõĄøþùóñüüĉôùĆõĂăõ óÿýýąþùĄĉ ęãñþĉĀõÿĀüõöĂÿýĄøùă óÿýýąþùĄĉñĂõôõñüùþ÷ćùĄø ĄĂñąýñ«ĂõüñĄõôùăăąõăñþô öąĂĄøõĂýÿĂõùĄùăñăÿóùñüüĉ óÿþăõĂĆñĄùĆõóÿýýąþùĄĉ where reaching the women ùþĄøõóÿýýąþùĄĉùăāąùĄõñ challenge,” Jawid said. ęíõ÷ÿĄÿąĂýõăăñ÷õăĄÿĄøõ ćÿýõ ćÿ ýõþ þñĄ ñĄò òù÷ ù÷ó óÿý ÿýýą ýąþù þùĄĉ Ąĉ ćÿýõþñĄòù÷óÿýýąþùĄĉ

õĆõþĄăăøÿĀĀùþ÷óõþĄĂõă ñþôüùòĂñĂùõă×üăÿøñĆùþ÷ ĆÿüąþĄõõĂăñþôăąĀĀÿĂĄõĂă öĂÿýĄøõóÿýýąþùĄĉćñăñ big help.” Øù«óąüĄąĂñüćÿĂûõĂăñþô ĆÿüąþĄõõĂăöĂÿýĄñĂ÷õĄõô óÿýýąþùĄùõăöõñĄąĂõô ăĄĂÿþ÷üĉùþĀĂÿúõóĄăöĂÿýäõć éÿąĄøíñüõăéÿąĄø׹ăĄĂñüùñ ñþôíõăĄõĂþ׹ăĄĂñüùñ ÞõĀñĄùĄùăäõćéÿąĄøíñüõă had Chinese and Korean ĀĂÿúõóĄăĄñŀćÿĂûùþ÷ ćùĄøĄøõùĂĂõăĀõóĄùĆõ óÿýýąþùĄùõăÙĂõñĄùĆõùôõñă öÿĂõþ÷ñ÷õýõþĄùþóüąôõô {0,,,óÿýýąþùĄĉ÷ĂñþĄă öÿĂóÿýýąþùĄĉ÷ĂÿąĀăĄÿ design and implement their ÿćþøõĀñĄùĄùăØõôąóñĄùÿþ ñóĄùĆùĄùõăñøõñüĄøõĈĀÿ a Korean women’s night, öñýùüĉöąþôñĉăñþôñþÿĀõĂñ« style Chinese hepatitis B play (see youtu.be/ZxHTbEtshbg). í íõăĄõĂþ׹ăĄĂñüùñøñô ó óÿýýąþùĄĉøõñüĄø ñ ñýòñăăñôÿĂăćøÿñöĄõĂ t training, organised ù ùþöÿĂýñĄùÿþăõăăùÿþă ö öÿĂĄøõùĂóÿýýąþùĄùõă T health ambassadors The ó óñýõöĂÿýóÿýýąþùĄĉ o organisations or were Ă ĂõóĂąùĄõôöĂÿýùþùĄùñü õ õôąóñĄùÿþăõăăùÿþăêøõ h health ambassador program e extended the hepatitis B p project’s capacity which had b been restricted by limited ö öąþôùþ÷


íÿĂûõĂăöĂÿýĄñĂ÷õĄ óÿýýąþùĄùõăĄÿÿĀüñĉ ñóĂąóùñüĂÿüõùþéÿąĄø ׹ăĄĂñüùñėăøõĀñĄùĄùăØ ĀĂÿúõóĄăÞõĀñĄùĄùăé×ėă ÙøùþõăõóÿýýąþùĄĉĀĂÿúõóĄă öÿóąăõôÿþĄøõćùôõĂÙøùþõăõ óÿýýąþùĄĉñăćõüüñă targeting pregnant women ñþôĉÿąþ÷ĀñĂõþĄăöĂÿýĄøñĄ óÿýýąþùĄĉ

ăøÿćùþ÷ĄøõþõõôöÿĂăąóøñ ăõĂĆùóõ Hepatitis ACT did not ĄñĂ÷õĄñþĉóÿýýąþùĄĉùþ ĀñĂĄùóąüñĂùþăĄõñôćÿĂûùþ÷ ćùĄøþõćñĂĂùĆñüăùþ÷õþõĂñü êÿñĆÿùôăĄù÷ýñĄùăùþ÷ñþĉ ĀñĂĄùóąüñĂóÿýýąþùĄĉ ñĄĀąòüùóõĆõþĄăĀĂÿúõóĄ ćÿĂûõĂăąăõñüñĂ÷õýñĀ

áõĉóøñüüõþ÷õăùôõþĄùŁõô òĉăĉýĀÿăùąýĀñĂĄùóùĀñþĄă ćõĂõüñóûÿöĄùýõüñóûÿö öąþôăăùýĀüõĀñĄøćñĉă linking doctors with óÿýýąþùĄùõăĄøõþõõôöÿĂ ûþÿćüõô÷õñòüõÝæăñþôĄøõ þõõôöÿĂûþÿćüõô÷õñòüõ óÿýýąþùĄĉćÿĂûõĂă èõĀĂõăõþĄñĄùĆõăöĂÿý ÷ÿĆõĂþýõþĄôõĀñĂĄýõþĄă reminded participants that in reporting on the projects it was important to not only ĂõĀÿĂĄþąýòõĂăòąĄĄÿñüăÿ report on the work behind the þąýòõĂăĄøõĄùýõùþĆõăĄýõþĄ needed and so on. ÚĂàñóûíñüüñóõÿþõÿöĄøõ expert panel members, ĀÿùþĄõôÿąĄĄøñĄøõĀñĄùĄùăØ ćÿĂûùþ׹ăĄĂñüùñćñăăĄùüüùþ ùĄăõñĂüĉăĄñ÷õăñþôćøñĄõĆõĂ ĄøõÿąĄóÿýõăÿöĄøõĀĂÿúõóĄă ĄøõüõăăÿþăöĂÿýĄøõýñĂõ óĂąóùñüöÿĂöąĄąĂõøõĀñĄùĄùăØ óÿýýąþùĄĉõôąóñĄùÿþćÿĂû

Øąùüôùþ÷ÿþăĄĂÿþ÷ established relationships ćùĄøĄøõóÿýýąþùĄĉĄøõ projects were able to extend òõĉÿþôùþöÿĂýñĄùÿþñþô õôąóñĄùÿþåĆõĂ-04,ĀõÿĀüõ ćõĂõĂõñóøõôùþóüąôùþ÷-/, people tested and 90 people ĆñóóùþñĄõô ×Ùøùþõăõüñþ÷ąñ÷õ ùþöÿĂýñĄùÿþñþôăąĀĀÿĂĄ ăõĂĆùóõ°ñĆñùüñòüõÿþýÿòùüõ ĀøÿþõñþôĆùñăÿóùñüýõôùñ ĀüñĄöÿĂýíõÙøñĄ°øñô 950 client contacts, clearly

ăøÿćùþ÷÷üÿòñüĀĂõĆñüõþóõ êøõýñĀñüăÿĀĂÿĆõôĄÿòõ ñþõööõóĄùĆõõþ÷ñ÷õýõþĄ tool. In contrast to the other states and territories, Tasmania’s hepatitis B õôąóñĄùÿþćÿĂûćñăĄñĂ÷õĄõô ñĄýõþćøÿøñĆõăõĈćùĄø ýõþßþöÿĂýñĄùÿþøñă òõõþòĂÿñôóñăĄĆùñĂñôùÿ ùþĄõĂĆùõćăñþôñăõĂùõăÿö permanent podcasts is being ôõĆõüÿĀõô

íøùüõăÿýõĀĂÿúõóĄăöÿóąăõô ýÿĂõăĄĂÿþ÷üĉÿþöñóõĄÿ öñóõóÿýýąþùĄĉùþĄõĂñóĄùÿþ ÿĄøõĂăõýĀøñăùăõôĂõăÿąĂóõ ôõĆõüÿĀýõþĄêøõĂõćõĂõ ăą÷÷õăĄùÿþăöÿĂñþÿþüùþõ ĂõĀÿăùĄÿĂĉöÿĂĂõăÿąĂóõă Participants at the ăĉýĀÿăùąýñ÷ĂõõôÿþĄøõ þõõôĄÿóÿþĄùþąõăøñĂùþ÷ÿąĂ Łþôùþ÷ăñþôĄøõþõõôöÿĂ öąþôùþ÷ĄÿóñĂĂĉÿþĄøõćÿĂû ăÿñăþÿĄĄÿüÿăõýÿýõþĄąý òąùüĄÿĆõĂĄøõüñ㥥ćÿĉõñĂă Ùõóùüùñâùý

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ăĂõĀÿĂĄõôùþÿąĂüñ㥠ùăăąõêøõÜùĂăĄäñĄùÿþñü Hepatitis C Mapping Project Report has been released, ăøÿćùþ÷ĄøñĄĄøõñĂõñăÿö ׹ăĄĂñüùñćùĄøĄøõøù÷øõ㥠øõĀñĄùĄùăÙĀĂõĆñüõþóõñüăÿ øñĆõĄøõüÿćõ㥥ĂõñĄýõþĄ rates. Chronic hepatitis ÙĀĂõĆñüõþóõùă÷õþõĂñüüĉ øù÷øõĂùþĂąĂñüñþôĂõ÷ùÿþñü locations, and lower in metropolitan areas. The report contains õăĄùýñĄõăöÿĂ.,-2ÿþĄøõ ĀĂõĆñüõþóõôùñ÷þÿăùă ýÿþùĄÿĂùþ÷ñþôĄĂõñĄýõþĄÿö hepatitis C at the local area, Primary Health Network (PHN) and State/Territory üõĆõüêøõĉñüăÿüÿÿûñĄ ùþôùĆùôąñüé×/ăćøùóøñĂõñ ØąĂõñąÿöéĄñĄùăĄùóăýõñăąĂõ ÿöăýñüüõĂĀÿĀąüñĄùÿþñĂõñă ăąóøñăéñüùăòąĂĉêõñêĂõõ ÝąüüĉëþüõĉĄøõãùôäÿĂĄø ÿĂïÿĂûõæõþùþăąüñéÿćøñĄ ôÿõăĄøõĂõĀÿĂĄøñĆõĄÿăñĉ ñòÿąĄéÿąĄø׹ăĄĂñüùñ

æĂõĆñüõþóõ ÞõĀñĄùĄùăÙĀĂõĆñüõþóõćñă estimated to be well below ĄøõþñĄùÿþñüñĆõĂñ÷õùþòÿĄø ÿöĄøõé×æÞäăÿö×ôõüñùôõ ±,14i²ñþôÙÿąþĄĂĉé× (0.62%) (see maps). Within Ąøõ×ôõüñùôõæÞäĀĂõĆñüõþóõ òĉé×/ĆñĂùõô×ôõüñùôõÙùĄĉ øñôĄøõøù÷øõăĄĀĂõĆñüõþóõ with 1.95%, and was one ÿöÿþüĉĄøĂõõé×/ăćùĄø ĀĂõĆñüõþóõøù÷øõĂĄøñþ ĄøõþñĄùÿþñüñĆõĂñ÷õĄøõ õăĄùýñĄõôĀĂõĆñüõþóõùþæÿĂĄ

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Adelaide West was 1.02%, and in Port Adelaide East was -,,iæüñĉöÿĂô±,5/i²ćñă the only other SA3 which had ñøù÷øõĂĀĂõĆñüõþóõõăĄùýñĄõ ĄøñþĄøõăĄñĄõñĆõĂñ÷õíøùüõ the remaining two SA3s within the PHN, Charles 饹å±,2/i²ñþôéñüùăòąĂĉ ±,20i²øñôĀĂõĆñüõþóõ estimates below the state ñĆõĂñ÷õ æĂõĆñüõþóõõăĄùýñĄõăćõĂõ üõăăĆñĂùñòüõćùĄøùþÙÿąþĄĂĉ é×êøõøù÷øõăĄĀĂõĆñüõþóõ ćñăĂõóÿĂôõôùþåąĄòñóû – North and East (1.18%), öÿüüÿćõôòĉãąĂĂñĉñþô Mallee (1.01%). Estimated øõĀñĄùĄùăÙĀĂõĆñüõþóõùþĄøõ remaining SA3s was below ĄøõþñĄùÿþñüñĆõĂñ÷õ

Úùñ÷þÿăùă ßþéץøõĂñĄõÿöøõĀñĄùĄùăÙ þÿĄùŁóñĄùÿþùþòÿĄøæÞäăćñă òõüÿćĄøõþñĄùÿþñüñĆõĂñ÷õ ñüĄøÿą÷øùĄćñăóÿþăùôõĂñòüĉ øù÷øõĂùþÙÿąþĄĂĉé×±//3² than in Adelaide (25.3). äÿĄùŁóñĄùÿþĂñĄõăćõĂõ øù÷øüĉĆñĂùñòüõòõĄćõõþ SA3s within these two areas. In Adelaide PHN, rates were highest in Adelaide ÙùĄĉ±-/,5²öÿüüÿćõôòĉ Port Adelaide East (68.5) ñþôæüñĉöÿĂô±1-4²êøõăõ rates were considerably øù÷øõĂĄøñþùþĄøõĂõăĄÿö the SA3s in Adelaide PHN, ćùĄøþÿĄùŁóñĄùÿþĂñĄõăöÿĂ hepatitis C in the remaining 13 SA3 between 5.0 and 24.7 per 100,000 residents.

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Similar to the estimated ĀĂõĆñüõþóõôùñ÷þÿăùăĂñĄõă ùþÙÿąþĄĂĉé×ćõĂõüõăă ĆñĂùñòüõòõĄćõõþé×/ăêøõ highest rates were recorded ùþåąĄòñóû¯äÿĂĄøñþôÛñ㥠±32.²öÿüüÿćõôòĉãąĂĂñĉ and Mallee (58.8), Limestone Coast (44.5), and Yorke æõþùþăąüñ±0-4²êøõĂñĄõÿö


þÿĄùŁóñĄùÿþöÿĂøõĀñĄùĄùăÙùþ ñüüÿĄøõĂé×/ăùþÙÿąþĄĂĉé× PHN was below the PHN and ăĄñĄõñĆõĂñ÷õ

êĂõñĄýõþĄ ëĀĄñûõÿöĄĂõñĄýõþĄöÿĂ hepatitis C in SA was high, ćùĄø×ôõüñùôõñóøùõĆùþ÷

Ąøõøù÷øõăĄüõĆõüÿöñóóõăă in the nation (25.9%) and ÙÿąþĄĂĉé×Ăñþûõô-.Ąø ±-54iąĀĄñûõ²ÛăĄùýñĄõô ĄĂõñĄýõþĄąĀĄñûõćùĄøùþ ×ôõüñùôõćñăøù÷øüĉĆñĂùñòüõ ÷ĂõñĄõăĄùþĄøõé×/ăÿöêõñ êĂõõÝąüüĉ±0,1i²äÿĂćÿÿô« Payneham-St Peters (35.3%), Campbelltown (34.9%), Mitcham (34.6%), and åþûñĀñĂùþ÷ñ±//0i²òąĄøñüö ĄøõæÞäñĆõĂñ÷õùþĄøõé×/ ÿö×ôõüñùôõÙùĄĉ±-.3i²ñþô

also lower in Port Adelaide– East (18.5%). íùĄøùþÙÿąþĄĂĉé׹ĀĄñûõ was generally higher in those SA3s closest to metropolitan Adelaide and lower in more ĂąĂñüñþôĂõýÿĄõĂõ÷ùÿþă êĂõñĄýõþĄąĀĄñûõćñă highest in Lower North (52.9%) and Barossa (42.8%), ćøùüõüÿćõăĄùþåąĄòñóû North and East (13.6%). ïÿąóñþñóóõăăĄøõöąüüĂõĀÿĂĄ at bit.ly/2FETRTx.

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ÙąĂõôïÿąĂÞõĀÙ äõĈĄëĀçąùĄéýÿûùþ÷ Rose Magdalene started smoking as a teenager, quit ŁĆõĄùýõăñþôøñăþėĄăýÿûõô since 2013. Here she discusses ĄøõøõñüĄøòõþõŁĄăÿöāąùĄĄùþ÷ after hep C treatment.

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ÿąýñĉøñĆõĂõñôùþ ÿąĂüñăĄùăăąõĄøñĄ health experts in the US are concerned that the health gains made by treating people with hep C will be lost1òõóñąăõĄøùă÷ĂÿąĀùă three times more likely to be ăýÿûõĂăíøùüõćõôÿþėĄøñĆõ ñþĉŁ÷ąĂõăñòÿąĄøÿćýñþĉ people with hep C smoke here ùþ׹ăĄĂñüùñćõôÿûþÿćĄøñĄ ĄøõĂõñĂõĀüõþĄĉÿöăýÿûõĂă ñýÿþ÷ăĄĀõÿĀüõćøÿėĆõòõõþ treated.

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Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (NADA), Sydney, 2018. 2p.

SA Health, Adelaide, 2016. 4p.

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Stories and poems by ĀõÿĀüõćùĄøñøùăĄÿĂĉÿö ôĂą÷ąăõñòÿąĄĄøõþõõôöÿĂ óÿþŁôõþĄùñüùĄĉùþñóóõăăùþ÷ ăõĂĆùóõăñþôùþöÿĂýñĄùÿþéÿ ùýĀÿĂĄñþĄćøõþñĖòĂõñóøÿö ĀĂùĆñóĉùăüùûõüĉĄÿõĈĀÿăõĄøõ ĀõĂăÿþñþôĄøõùĂöñýùüĉĄÿ ăĄù÷ýñĄøąăñŀõóĄùþ÷ĄøõùĂ õĆõĂĉôñĉüùöõùþñćøÿüõĂñþ÷õ ÿöþõ÷ñĄùĆõćñĉăė

ęéĄù÷ýñăĄÿĀăĄøõýñúÿĂùĄĉ ÿöĀõÿĀüõüùĆùþ÷ćùĄøĆùĂñü øõĀñĄùĄùăõþúÿĉùþ÷Ąøõ āąñüùĄĉÿöüùöõĄøõĉôõăõĂĆõ ÜĂÿýăÿóùñüõĈóüąăùÿþ ñþôùþöõĂùÿĂøõñüĄøóñĂõ ĄÿôõþùñüÿöõýĀüÿĉýõþĄ ÿĀĀÿĂĄąþùĄùõăñþôĆõĂòñü ñăăñąüĄăăĄù÷ýññþô ôùăóĂùýùþñĄùÿþăĄÿĀĀõÿĀüõ üùĆùþ÷ćùĄøĆùĂñüøõĀñĄùĄùă öĂÿýöąüŁüüùþ÷ĄøõùĂ ĀÿĄõþĄùñüĚ ~ World Hepatitis Alliance www.worldhepatitisalliance. org/stigmastops

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AM, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, 2014. 2p. (transcript or audio)

K. Chambers, ABC’s The Drum, Sydney, 2013. 2p.

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äÿòÿôĉüõöĄòõøùþôĄøõ ùýĀÿĂĄñþóõÿöùþĄõ÷ĂñĄùþ÷ ĀõÿĀüõćøÿùþúõóĄôĂą÷ăùþĄÿ ÞÙìĄĂõñĄýõþĄĀĂÿ÷Ăñýă Medecins du Monde & Int. Network of People who use Drugs (INPUD), Paris, 2014. 11p. ęÙÿĂõñĂ÷ąýõþĄăöÿĂćøĉùĄùă ĂõüõĆñþĄöõñăùòüõñþôùþôõõô óĂąóùñüĄÿùþóüąôõĀõÿĀüõ ćøÿùþúõóĄôĂą÷ăùþþñĄùÿþñü ĄĂõñĄýõþĄ÷ąùôõüùþõăñþô ĀĂÿ÷ĂñýăöÿĂóøĂÿþùóÞÙì ùþöõóĄùÿþ¯öĂÿýòÿĄøĀąòüùó øõñüĄøñþôøąýñþĂù÷øĄă ĀõĂăĀõóĄùĆõăĚ×Ćñùüñòüõùþ Ûþ÷üùăøÜĂõþóøñþôèąăăùñþ bit.ly/nobodyleftbehind

ëþôõĂăĄñþôùþ÷òñĂĂùõĂăĄÿ øõĀñĄùĄùăÙĆùĂąăóñĂõñþô ăĄù÷ýñĄùĊñĄùÿþöĂÿýñăÿóùñü ĀõĂăĀõóĄùĆõ Treloar C, Rance J, Backmund M in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Oxford, 2013. 5p. ęêøùăĂõĆùõćñĂ÷ąõăĄøñĄĄøõ relationship between the ĀõĂăÿþüùĆùþ÷ćùĄøÞÙìñþô their health worker can work ĄÿñýõüùÿĂñĄõĄøõõŀõóĄăÿö ăĄù÷ýññþôùþĆõăĄù÷ñĄõă ñ÷Ăÿćùþ÷òÿôĉÿöøõñüĄø ăõĂĆùóõăĂõăõñĂóøĄøñĄ acknowledges [the dangers ÿö¶ăĄù÷ýññþôôõýÿþăĄĂñĄõă ćñĉăĄÿòąùüôĀÿăùĄùĆõ enabling relationships between patient, health worker, and health setting.”

An opinion piece that asks ùöóøñþ÷ùþ÷ýõĄøÿôăöÿĂ ôõüùĆõĂùþ÷ñăăùăĄñþóõĄÿ ĆąüþõĂñòüõ׹ăĄĂñüùñþăĂùăû üõñĆùþ÷ĄøõýÿăĄþõõôĉ òõøùþôâÿÿûăñĄþÿĄùÿþăÿö ĄøõĖôõăõĂĆùþ÷ĀÿÿĂėñþôøÿć ùĄñŀõóĄăăõĂĆùóõñĄĄùĄąôõă ñþôĀĂÿĆùăùÿþÿöăõĂĆùóõă bit.ly/inequality_thedrum

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ÞñĆõĉÿąĂăñĉ êøõÙõþĄĂõöÿĂéÿóùñü Research in Health at UNSW ùăăõõûùþ÷ĀõÿĀüõćøÿøñĆõ øñôÿĂñĂõóąĂĂõþĄüĉüùĆùþ÷ with, hepatitis C and who øñĆõõĈĀõĂùõþóõôăĄù÷ýñ or discrimination to take ĀñĂĄùþñ-1ýùþąĄõăąĂĆõĉ ×üùþûĄÿĄøõăąĂĆõĉùă óąĂĂõþĄüĉñĆñùüñòüõöĂÿýÿąĂ homepage at hepatitissa. asn.au.

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ëăõöąüéõĂĆùóõă¿ÙÿþĄñóĄă Hutt St Centre Showers, laundry facilities, visiting health professionals, recreation activities, education and training, legal aid and assistance services provided to the homeless.

P.E.A.C.E. HIV and hepatitis education and support for people from nonEnglish speaking backgrounds.

258 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000 (08) 8418 2500

SA Sex Industry Network Promotes the health, rights and wellbeing of sex workers.

Lifeline National, 24-hour telephone counselling service.

(08) 8351 7626

Adelaide Dental Hospital A specially funded clinic provides priority dental care for people with hepatitis C with a Health Care Card.

13 11 14 (cost of a local call) www.lifeline.org.au

SAMESH South Australia Mobilisation + Empowerment for Sexual Health www.samesh.org.au

Call Hepatitis SA on 1800 437 222 for a referral.

Mental Health Crisis Service 24 hour information and crisis line available to all rural, remote and metropolitan callers.

Hepatitis SA Free education sessions, printed information, telephone information and support, referrals, clean needle program and library. (08) 8362 8443 admin@hepatitissa.asn.au www.hepsa.asn.au Hepatitis SA Helpline 1800 437 222 (cost of a local call)

beyondblue Mental health information line 1300 224 636 www.beyondblue.org.au Clean Needle Programs in SA For locations visit the Hepatitis SA Hackney office or call the Alcohol and Drug Information Service. 1300 131 340 Community Access & Services SA Alcohol and drug education; clean needle program for the Vietnamese and other communities. (08) 8447 8821 headspace Mental health issues are common. Find information, support and help at your local headspace centre 1800 650 890 www.headspace.org.au

13 14 65 MOSAIC Counselling Service For anyone whose life is affected by hepatitis. (08) 8223 4566 Nunkuwarrin Yunti An Aboriginal-controlled, citybased health service with clean needle program and liver clinic.

(08) 8245 8100

Youth Health Service Free, confidential health service for youth aged 12 to 25. Youth Helpline: 1300 13 17 19 Parent Helpline: 1300 364 100 Vincentian Centre Men’s night shelter run by St Vincent de Paul Society. Assistance hotline: 1300 729 202

(08) 8406 1600 Viral Hepatitis Community Nurses Care and assistance, education, streamlined referrals, patient support, work-up for HCV treatment, monitoring and follow-ups. Clients can self-refer. Contact nurses directly for an appointment. Central

Margery - 0423 782 415 margery.milner@sa.gov.au Jeff - 0401 717 953 North

Lucy - 0401 717 971 Michelle - 0413 285 476 South

Rosalie - 0466 777 876 rosalie.altus@sa.gov.au Emma - 0466 777 873


HEP C GET CURED We did

Talk to your GP today or phone Hepatitis SA on 1800 437 222 www.hepsa.asn.au SA Health has contributed funds towards this program.

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