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    ASHM and leading experts affirm Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) therapy for hepatitis C is effectivehttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/ASHM-and-leading-experts-affirm-DAA-therapy-for-hepatitis-C-is-effective.aspxASHM and leading experts affirm Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) therapy for hepatitis C is effectiveASHM stand united with leading health professionals involved in the treatment of hepatitis C to strongly reject the conclusions drawn by a Cochrane Review report[1] first published on 6 June 2017 by Cochrane Hepato‐Biliary Group.GP0|#5853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a;L0|#05853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a|Media Release;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89GP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-06-20T00:17:28Z1
    Changes to PBAC conditions allowing Nurse Practitioners eligibility to prescribe hepatitis C treatment welcomedhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Changes-to-PBAC-conditions-allowing-Nurse-Practitioners-eligibility-to-prescribe-hepatitis-C-treatment-welcomed.aspxChanges to PBAC conditions allowing Nurse Practitioners eligibility to prescribe hepatitis C treatment welcomedASHM welcomes changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) which allow nurse practitioners to prescribe direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medicines for the treatment of hepatitis C. GP0|#5853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a;L0|#05853b758-e9db-4416-ae45-7cf33269560a|Media Release;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106e;GPP|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21bGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-06-01T00:39:40Z1
    ASHM enters relationship with The Journal for Virus Eradicationhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/ASHM-enters-relationship-with-The-Journal-for-Virus-Eradication.aspxASHM enters relationship with The Journal for Virus EradicationASHM encourage our ASHM members to increase the The Journal of Virus Eradication's readership, which will help to support this open-access publication that is free of charge to authors. Please take the time to look at the Journal and submit your work.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis C;GP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GP0|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STI;GP0|#76668c93-9a35-43ee-918b-a18a40ef5c30;L0|#076668c93-9a35-43ee-918b-a18a40ef5c30|Liver Cancer;GP0|#f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e;L0|#0f001df20-76bd-422b-9adc-dc3407467c1e|Co-infectionGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-05-12T07:30:00Z1
    Remembering Mark Wainberghttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Mark-Wainberg.aspxRemembering Mark WainbergMark Wainberg, PhD, Professor in the departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology and in Pediatrics at McGill University, died tragically of an asthma attack that he suffered while swimming with his family on 11 April 2017 in Bal Harbour, Florida.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-05-04T06:15:10Z1
    Primary health care nurses integral to removing barriers in health care settingshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Primary-health-care-nurses-help-in-Removing-Barriers.aspxPrimary health care nurses integral to removing barriers in health care settings​Nurses to participate in focus groups for development of project aimed at combatting stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with blood borne viruses accessing health care.GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#43e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11;L0|#043e42eb1-a069-43e4-baff-1bc89aeaeb11|ASHM;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-05-01T04:57:57Z1
    Improving access to treatment for blood borne viruseshttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/Improving-access-to-treatment-for-blood-borne-viruses.aspxImproving access to treatment for blood borne virusesGreat strides have been made in treating and managing BBVs such as hepatitis B, C and HIV in recent times, meaning people living with these conditions can lead full, healthy lives. But is the promise of these treatments being fulfilled for patients?GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-04-10T07:45:24Z0
    World Health Worker Weekhttp://www.ashm.org.au/Pages/News/World-Health-Worker-Week.aspxWorld Health Worker Week​April 2–8, 2017: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrates World Health Worker Week to recognize the lasting impact health workers make around the world. GP0|#c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b;L0|#0c36cf865-d47b-4684-b5d0-cd345320e21b|News;GTSet|#48fc36ff-f241-4a97-8906-dc332a2c106eGP0|#dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5;L0|#0dd9963c0-8c72-40e7-83e9-94fb06eb72f5|HIV;GTSet|#dd3bb5ec-7f07-44a6-ad6a-353b82624b89;GP0|#66dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d;L0|#066dd8656-12a3-4d79-958c-88d53f70255d|STI;GP0|#8ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c;L0|#08ab7205f-9a3e-4243-b625-fa0c0db6a04c|Hepatitis B;GP0|#a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502;L0|#0a1581b02-cca1-478b-9d26-5045f1b59502|Hepatitis CGP0|#f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1;L0|#0f8fe9405-b889-4059-9d4f-604e788720e1|External Organisation;GTSet|#e2da4fc3-3bee-4dbc-83a4-35cc0aae5aa42017-04-10T06:20:42Z0

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