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New opportunities and challenges in the elimination of viral hepatitis in the ACT

This year to mark World Hepatitis Day , Hepatitis ACT is inviting you to join us for a reflection of the current evidence, perspectives of people living with viral hepatitis, exploration of new community based models and a lively discussion about the future pathways at our event ‘New Opportunities and Challenges in the Elimination of Viral Hepatitis in the ACT’ .

Date Friday, 27 July 2018
Time: 10am to 12.30 pm. A light lunch will be provided
Venue: Canberra Museum and Gallery, 176 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601

Please RSVP by 5pm Monday 20 July. 
Phone 62306344 or send an email to info@hepatitisact.com.au

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AIVL World Hepatitis Day Oration


Former ACT Health Minister and outgoing President of the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Michael Moore AM, will be renewing calls for a Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) in the ACT’s prison when he delivers the Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) World Hepatitis Day Oration.

WHEN:            Tuesday 24 July 2018

WHERE:           Reception Room, ACT Legislative Assembly, London Circuit, Canberra

TIME:               12:30pm – 1:30pm

RSVP essential to:
Carolyn Murphy on (02) 6279 1600 or carolynm@aivl.org.au by COB Tuesday 17 July 2018

In July 2018, it will be seven years since the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) handed down its report for the ACT Government into implementation of a NSP at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC). The response to the PHAA report made the implementation of a NSP in the AMC ACT Government policy. Yet, seven years later, a NSP has yet to be established in the ACT’s prison.

AIVL’s World Hepatitis Day Oration is being held in association with the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) and the Canberra Alliance for Harm  Minimisation and Advocacy (CAHMA).

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