News & Events

27
JUL

World Hepatitis Day 2013

On the 26th July 2013 Community Response held a public event to mark World Hepatitis Day 2013.

Approximately 60 people attended, coming from addiction services, clients and the private sector. Speakers on the day included Gail Hawthorne, HSE Hepatitis C Liaison Nurse, Dr. Shay Keating MB, PhD, MRCP and Mr. Michael King. The themes discussed were education and prevention of Hepatitis C, the treatments available and experiences of going through the treatment.