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Brunswick Little Hep B Hero Launch Brunswick welcomes Little Hep B Hero

A charming resource for families translated into Simplified Chinese and Vietnamese plus a beautiful animated film version Watch the video launch from the day here: Learn more about how the book was conceived (PPT) here: Watch the animated version of Little Hep B Hero here:

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A massive amount of thought, work and planning -over more than 18 months - went into the development of Little Hep B Hero. It was, and remains, an ambitious project in both in scope and goals. The resource, translated into Simplified Chinese and Vietnamese and animation, had its genesis in discussions among a group of volunteers and families living with hepatitis B who wanted to bring their experience into the open and break the silence. The main launch on 26 April had to be a fit that matched the broad ambitions of the project, so it was decided to have not one, but two events on the same day!

“It was a preposterous idea at first glance,” said Melanie Eagle. “But the fact both Brunswick North Primary School and Brunswick Library had offered to host launches for us with hundreds of children in situ, meant we just couldn’t say no.” The idea of launching the book to children underscored the reasons for the project in the first place. Little Hep B Hero emerged from the dilemma experienced by a young mum -a volunteer at Hepatitis Victoriawho had difficulty explaining her hepatitis status to her young child because of stigma and ignorance. “I didn’t know how to tell my kids I am living

Good Liver Magazine June/July edition 2018  

- Brunswick Little Hep B Hero launch - Living with Hepatitis C: An interview - Data mapping in the fight against viral hepatitis

Good Liver Magazine June/July edition 2018  

- Brunswick Little Hep B Hero launch - Living with Hepatitis C: An interview - Data mapping in the fight against viral hepatitis

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