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Current studies seeking your input:

Taking part in research will help improve hep C awareness and services.

If you'd like to take part in current studies, please consider visiting the following links:


UNSW recent diagnosis study (Sydney)


Genetic factors to treatment response study (Sydney)


Caring for our carers study (Sydney)


Access to public dental services survey (NSW)


Online HCV research database:

To access the results of clinical research and find out more about Australian research (epidemiology, social, clinical, virilogy) we suggest you visit the:

NCHSR Consortium Clearinghouse database


Online PDF research reports:

Specific downloadable HCV-related research resources.


WARNING - Some of these PDFs are large (2-3 MB) and can take 10-20 seconds to download and open in Acrobat.


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Australian NSP survey 2002-2006 (2007)


IDRS NSP drug trends bulletin (2008)

Lastest Annual BBV Behaviour Report (2008)


Latest Annual BBV Surveillance Report (2008)


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Reducing risk behaviours 02


Latest Aboriginal BBV Surveillance Report (2007)


Effects of Drug Decriminalisation in Portugal (2007)

National Hep B Needs Assessment (2007)


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HCW Attitudes to Drug Users (2007)


Experience of hep C treatment (2007)

Reducing risk behaviours 01


Statistics on drug use in Australia (2006)
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Decisions about Treatment (2004)


Hepatitis C Research Think Tank (2006)

High hepatitis C incidence in new IDU (2006) Pharmacy NSP survey (2006)
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My Blood is Dark Red  (2003)


Dealing With Risk (2003)

3D Project (2003)

Risk for Hep C (2003)

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Epidemiology of HCV (1999)

Hepatitis & Health (2001)

Return on Investment NSP



Social Research Needs Analysis



Published information on complementary therapies, herbs, medicines and the liver:

We provide these papers/excerpts as educational and discussion tools. Should you or your GP wish to see the full papers, please contact the Hep C Helpline.


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Systematic review of hep C comp therapies (2004)


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Problem medicines

and the liver - pt 1

Problem medicines

and the liver - pt 2

Problem herbs and the liver Medicine and herb interactions


The Hepatitis Council of NSW - HCV Research