A review of hepatitis C in Australia

  • Research program: Prevention and early intervention
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: November 2004
  • Expected end date: December 2005
  • Completion date: November 2010
  • Funded by: NDRI
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This project comprises a review of the current literature relating to the prevention of hepatitis C transmission among injecting drug users. It includes a review of the world epidemiology and patterns of hepatitis C infection and looks at the various strategies by which the control of this epidemic in Australia has been attempted. The review will explore the possibility of alternative prevention strategies and make recommendations for the future of hepatitis C prevention in Australia.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location

Dr Susan Carruthers
Research Fellow
Tel: 61 (0)9 9266 1600
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Carruthers, S. (2005). Hepatitis C treatment for injecting drug users in Australia. The C Files, (102). pp. 2-5. [UJ136]