Eliminating hepatitis C – an ambitious but achievable goal

March 2014

Hepatitis C is a hidden epidemic affecting 170 million people worldwide. Hepatitis C kills nearly 700 Australians every year, mostly from chronic liver failure and liver cancer, and costs over $78.9 million in diagnosis and treatment.

To read Margaret Hellard's piece about new hepatitis C treatments, treatment as prevention and barriers associated with eliminating hepatitis C, please visit The Conversation