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Brisbane

Brisbane landmarks turn orange

When         Monday 24 July – 28 July
Time             from 6pm
Where         City Landmarks and Bridges

Snap a pic while visiting the following landmarks turning orange for World Hepatitis Day:

  • King George Square
  • City Hall
  •  Victoria Bridge
  • Conrad Treasury
  • Parliament House
  • QPAC
  • Raddacliff Place
  • William Jolly Bridge

... and send your photo to whd@hepqld.as.an - we'd love to see them!

Banners in the City & Bedivere Overpass

When           Friday 14 July to 31 July
Where         George (Cnr Charlotte Street) and Bedivere Overpass (Carindale)

Walk down George Street and take a pic under the World Hepatitis Light pole banners and send your photo to whd@hepqld.asn.au or instagram #NOhep

Brisbane South General Practice Hepatitis C update - Working Together to Eliminate HCV

When        Tuesday 25 July
Time           6.30pm to 8.30pm
Where        Calamvale Hotel

Brisbane South PHN and Metro South Health invite General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Practice Managers to a free Hepatitis C Update at Calamvale Hotel and Conference Centre, with an overarching theme of working together to eliminate HCV.

Topics:

  • update on new and planned PBS-listed medications that make curing Hepatitis C even easier (including those which can treat all HCV genotypes)
  • hear from one general practice who use a holistic chronic disease management approach to treat patients with HCV
  • overview of how practice software can be used to find patients with Hepatitis C
  • overview of the newly developed referral criteria for referring to a public hospital hepatology service.

Speakers:

  • Dr Caroline Tallis, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH)
  • Penny Wright, Hepatology CNC, PAH
  • Dr Alison Stewart, GP and President, Hepatitis Queensland
  • Dr Rashan Bhushal, GP, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Logan.

Live Longer Life Awareness Event

When         Friday 28 July
Time            10am to 2pm
Where        Redland Hospital (front entrance)

Freebies, quiz competition, treatment information, advice.

Live Longer Life Awareness Campaign

When         Friday 28 July
Time            10am to 1pm
Where        Logan Central Plaza Shopping Centre

Freebies, quiz competition, treatment information, advice.

FREE HEPATITIS TESTING

When         Friday 28 July
Time           8.30am to 3.30pm
Where       Inala Alcohol and Drug Service

Free testing for hepatitis and HIV.  Bookings essential.

World Hepatitis Resource Packs

When         Thursday 28 July

Over 170 World Hepatitis resource packs distributed throughout Queensland.

Host a Meal

When         28 July

It’s time to dust off the good linens, break out the special cutlery and get out that bottle of red you’ve been saving.

Host a meal this World Hepatitis Day and support people living with hepatitis.

How to host!

Simply register at whd@hepqld.asn.an and we’ll send you one of our fundraiser packs with information, posters and meal suggestions for your orange-themed bash.

Get cooking!

Hosting a meal can be as simple as a work morning tea with your colleagues, a backyard BBQ, or an elaborate formal affair. Whatever you’d like to do, it’s up to you.

The important thing is to raise awareness along with funds. Our fundraiser packs have lots of useful information to get the conversation started. 

Healthy Liver Day

When          Saturday 29 July
Time            11.30am to 1.30pm
Where        PCYC Logan City, Jacaranda Avenue, Woodridge

Please join us with your family and friends for a fun and informative event including live entertainment, giveaways, lunch and childcare.

For more information call 3255 1540.


Cairns

Annual World Hepatitis Day Lecture

When          Friday 11 August
Where         Cairns Hospital

Professor Alex Thompson, MBBS (hons), PhD, FRACP Director of Gastroenterology, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne NHMRC Research Fellow, University of Melbourne Department of Gastroenterology,


Northern Peninsula Area

Side Step Hep C

When          Thursday 27 July
Time             11am to 2pm
Where         Palm Island (top field)

Come down for a yarn and Side Step to Hepatitis C.  There will stalls, bbq, touch footy game, giveaways, information, testing

For more information contact Andrew on jmarkham@quihn.org