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Victorian Womens Health Atlas

Women and hepatitis C: Issues Paper

Outlines hepatitis C issues for women including: injecting drug use, prison populations, sexual transmission, contraception, pregnancy care, mother-to-baby transmission, breastfeeding, alcohol and tobacco consumption, workforce participation, sexual identification, treatment and medical care. Highlights the need for a gendered approach to all aspects of healthcare, information provision, prevention strategies, education, policy and research related to hepatitis C.

Women_and_hepatitis_C_issues_paper.pdf (64.13KB)

Reference:
Women and hepatitis C / Quinn K, Women's Health Victoria - Melbourne: Women's Health Victoria, June 2009 - (Women's Health Issues Paper 3)

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