Viral Hepatitis News

  • Recommendations for the management of HCV Infections: a consensus statement

On 1 March ASID, together with the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (Australian Liver Association), the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine, the Australasian Hepatology Association, Hepatitis Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners released a Consensus Statement with recommendations for the treatment of HCV infections.

The Statement is intended to be used as a reference for health professionals involved in the management and treatment of hepatitis C. A summary wall chart is available.

A number of VHSIG members feature in these five videos addressing current issues in hepatitis C management. Designed to enhance knowledge and practice for: General practitioners, infectious diseases physicians and gastroenterologists these short videos cover new therapies, assessment with fibroscan, cirrhosis and transplantation, co-infection and up to date epidemiological information for Australia.