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More keynote speakers announce for the 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis 2016 Conference held in the Gold Coast, Queensland from 29 September to 1 October.

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Register today ​don't miss expert speakers leading the conversation in Viral Hepatitis 


World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2016:  With two months leading to the 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis 2016 Conference held in the Gold Coast, Queensland from 29 September to 1 October–hear, learn and be inspired from a multidisciplinary delegation who will be sharing research, experiences and best practices in the areas of their expertise.


Don't miss out on this education and networking opportunity with some of these keynote speakers (pictured above):

Andrew Hill (Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Pharmacology Department, Liverpool University, UK) presents Future research priorities for understanding strategies to enhance the hepatitis B and C care cascades.

Enaam Oudih (Practice Manager, Multicultural Services, Manager BBV programs, Relationships Australia) presents Communities responding to hepatitis B: Barriers, Enablers and Experiences. Speaking from her particular expertise in the areas of health and cultural diversity, Enaam has a strong interest in building skilled human resources to empower communities to make their own choices.

Alex Thompson (Director of Gastroenterology at Melbourne’s St Vincent's Hospital) speaks of his more recent work focussing on clinical strategies to promote the elimination of the transmission of viral hepatitis, including primary care­based models of treatment for people who inject drugs and prisoners in the symposia session Eliminate hepatitis B: A multi­pronged approach is required.

Zoe Dodd (Hepatitis C Program Coordinator) presents The Future of Hep C Care for People Who Use Drugs: Lessons from a community-­based, harm reduction, client­drive program in Toronto, Canada – a reflection on 10 years of setting up and providing Hepatitis C person­centred services in treatment and support to marginalized drug users.


A dedicated conference committee have been working hard to put together an interesting and exciting program with internationally acclaimed invited speakers. View this, including all the proffered paper presentations online.

Both medical and non­clinical professionals working in the sector are also welcome to attend pre­conference associated event workshops held Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September, including Hepatitis C – Effective Treatment for Everyone,Everywhere: A Satellite Meeting of the 10thAustralasian Viral Hepatitis Conference.


Never before has there been a more important conference to attend in Viral Hepatitis. We are at a unique moment in history to reduce the burden of HCV in Australia and New Zealand. 


Visit the conference website for more information on speakersaccommodation options, the program, and registration types and rates (tax deductible for most attendees).


Register today ​don't miss expert speakers leading the conversation in Viral Hepatitis.

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