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HIV/Hep C activist. Cured of Hep C.
Do the benefits claimed by proponents of complementary therapies for hep C stand up to scrutiny?
Fear of discrimination is disincentive for people who have been diagnosed to visit a clinic, or engage with their hepatitis C in any way.
We need much more discussion to counter the limited knowledge around sexual transmission risks and the low level of hep C status disclosure.
For people who don’t have an urgent need for treatment, there is no need to panic. The drugs will not run out and the money will not run out
The availability of effective hep C treatment has a positive impact on transplant waiting lists.
I urge you to get connected to a hepatitis organisation for education and support.
As the world learnt of the death of David Bowie, I was reminded of Five Years, the opening track on the album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stard...
This is what it’s like to constantly live with the fear that hep C might come back. This is why it is we must embrace SVR as a cure, because...
230,000 Australians living with hep C have just been given the best Christmas present they could wish for - access to the Direct Acting Antivi...
I demand that the response to hepatitis C is directed by people living with hepatitis C and that policy decisions affecting us are made with o...
The moment of truth has arrived. After three months on treatment the results of my first post-treatment blood test are in.
There is much to learn in hep C from the history of HIV activism. We cannot let the medicalisation of hep C limit the access to DAAs or accept...
How long will it take before a positive hep C test is not the first someone knows about the risk of sexually transmitted hepatitis C?
The language we use about ourselves is really important in building resilience in people with hep C.
Last year I met a bloke with hep C. I liked him immediately although we didn’t have much in common, other than we both had hep C.
Everybody’s reason is for wanting treatment is valid and nobody should be denied treatment if they want it.
My treatment finished last week and I am waiting to find out if I am cured.
The next few weeks, leading up to my first post-treatment blood test, are going to be the hardest yet in my hep C journey
Although it is 20 years behind, the amazing developments in HIV medicine over the years are thankfully now being replicated in hep C.
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