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World Hepatitis Day 2022

World Hepatitis Day is held on 28 July each year.

Did you know Hepatitis is an infection that can be cured with medication prescribed by your GP.

- Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that is caused by a variety of infectious viruses and non-infectious agents - There are 5 main strains of the hepatitis virus and types B and C can lead to chronic disease including liver cirrhosis and liver cancer - Some types of hepatitis are completely preventable through vaccination - Only 10% of people with chronic Hepatitis B and 21% of people with chronic Hepatitis C know that they have the virus - Hepatitis C can be diagnosed by a blood test and over 95% of infections can be cured with a course of oral medication for as little as 8 weeks

Make an appointment with Kambu today to get tested, vaccinated, and/or treated.

Ipswich Clinic PH 3810 3000 Laidley Clinic PH 5465 3541


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