Resources for Patients
Hepatitis Australia and State and Territory Hepatitis Organisations
The National and State/Territory hepatitis organisations are the peak community organisations providing information, advocacy and support services to people affected by viral hepatitis:
Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis C Council
Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases
Hepatitis Australia fact sheet: About Hepatitis B
Australasian Society for HIV Medicine / Cancer Council of NSW
Hepatitis B factsheet - For people newly diagnosed
This resource is designed for people who have received a positive hepatitis B test result and provides a basic overview of hepatitis B and information around disclosure, management, preventing the spread of infection and useful websites.
It is available in the following languages:
Copies of the resource in many of these languages can be obtained by contacting the ASHM office
on (02) 8204 0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancer Council Victoria
Hepatitis B and liver cancer fact sheet
A fact sheet about hepatitis B and its link with liver cancer. It is available in the following languages:
Gastroenterological Society of Australia / Digestive Health Foundation
Facts about Hepatitis B
An information leaflet designed as an aid to people who have Hepatitis B or for those who wish to know more about it.
Multicultural Health and Support Service
A Victorian statewide service that provides education, information and support for migrant and refugee communities and the health providers serving them.
BBV/STI Multilingual Glossary
This is a resource for interpreters who work in health settings. It offers an extensive list of English terms related to sexual health and blood-borne viruses (such as hepatitis) translated into 15 languages - Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Khmer, Korean, Somali, Swahili, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish and Vietnamese. Print-friendly versions of the glossary are also available.
Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis Service
Hepatitis B: It's Family Business
A fact sheet about hepatitis B. It is available in the following languages:
St Vincent's Hospital Gastroenterology
The Hepatitis B Story
Information in plain language about hepatitis B. It is available in print the following languages:
The Hepatitis B Story is also available in video format, with narration in the following languages:
Cantonese (Traditional Chinese)
Mandarin (Simplified Chinese)