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HepLINK Forum: Engaging Marginalised Populations in Hepatitis C Treatment

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Venue: Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh

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Dr Phillip Read - keynote speaker - is a sexual health physician and the Director of the Kirketon Road Centre in Sydney’s Kings Cross. Kirketon Road is a primary health care facility involved in the prevention, treatment and care of HIV, hepatitis and STIs among people who inject drugs, sex workers and “at-risk” young people.

Rosalie Altus, Community Viral Hepatitis Liaison Nurse, will also be in attendance to provide a South Australian treatment update. The forum will conclude with a panel discussion, facilitated by Dr Read, titled, Where to from here? Overcoming some of the challenges, in relation to future hepatitis C treatment.

The panel will include:

  • An Aboriginal health service perspective
  • A youth heath service perspective
  • A CALD health service perspective
  • A regional South Australia perspective
  • A Clean Needle Program client perspective 

Please RSVP to admin@hepatitissa.asn.au by Friday 23 February, 2018. For further information about the event, please phone Tess on 8362 8443.

Suitable for service providers and primary practice staff.
There is no cost to attend. 
Lunch provided.