S2#4 Health equality: fighting for testing and treatment among migrant and refugee populations
The Hep-cast
by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
“I never felt the need of sharing my story at work, because I don't know how much they know about hepatitis B, and the moment they know that hepatitis B is contagious they would judge me” says Sidney Vo, a hepatitis B advocate who found out she was living with hepatitis B when she was pregnant with her son in her home country of Vietnam in 2007. A year later, she moved to Australia to help fill the gap in their workforce in early childhood education. After a decade of living in the country Sidney applied for permanent residency, only to find she was met with barriers from the go ..read more
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S1 #3 Breaking Barriers to Treatment
The Hep-cast
by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
In this episode our focus turns to treatment as we explore the power of cure and how to successfully take treatment to the people who need it most. Host Sarah Jarvis is joined by Maka Gogia, Program Director of the Georgian Harm Reduction Network, George Kalamitsis, Chair of the Hellenic Liver Patient Association in Athens and Alex Thompson, Director of Gastroenterology at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne.  The Hep-cast is a collaboration between the World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences. The Hep-cast is fully funded by Gilead Sciences Europe Limited. Job code: IHQ-HCV-2020-10 ..read more
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S1 #2 Finding the Missing Millions
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by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
This second episode focusses on testing and how finding the ‘missing millions’ is essential to eliminate hepatitis C. Our host, Dr Sarah Jarvis, is joined by Manal El Sayed from the Egyptian National Committee for the Control of Viral Hepatitis, Sonjelle Shilton, Deputy Head of HCV access at Global NGO FIND and Jennifer Slepin, who co-founded HepCarestream in the USA after being cured of hepatitis C. The Hep-cast is a collaboration between the World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences. The Hep-cast is fully funded by Gilead Sciences Europe Limited.  Job code: IHQ-UNB-2480 Date of prep ..read more
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S2 #3 Inside Prisons: The hepatitis care pathway for incarcerated people
The Hep-cast
by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
“We have these little conversations privately, as discreetly as possible, because there is a lot of stigma in prison settings… these guys know that we've been to prison so when we're speaking to some of these people, it really makes a difference” says Clive Williams, a peer support lead for The Hepatitis C Trust, who previously lived with hepatitis C and was treated and cured while in prison. In this episode, Clive Williams joins Dr. John May, President of Health Through Walls, and Dr. Sanjay Sarin, Vice President, Access at FIND to explore viral hepatitis within prison settings and interventi ..read more
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S2 #2 Youth Can’t Wait – Empowering Young People in the Fight against Hepatitis
The Hep-cast
by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
David Urick was born with hepatitis B but was only told when he was teenager. The confusion and stigma that followed had a profound and life changing impact on overcoming drug use, attempted suicide and depression. In this episode, David from the U.S. joins Professor Manal El-Sayed, a professor of paediatrics at Ain Shams University in Egypt, and Arafat Bwambale, Co-founder of the Great Lakes Peace Centre in Uganda to discuss the critical importance of working with young people to achieve elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030.   The Hep-cast is a collaboration between the World Hepatitis ..read more
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S2 #1 Women Leading the Fight to Protect the Next Generation from Hepatitis
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by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
“I was nervous being a first-time mum, but also about potentially passing hepatitis B to my child” says Nafisa Yussf, a Hepatitis Community Advocate living with hepatitis B in Australia.  In this first episode of series 2, Dr Sarah Jarvis is joined by Nafisa Yussf and two other passionate women: Cynthia Raissa Tamandjou, a Medical Virologist based in France and Bisi Bright, a Clinical Pharmacist and CEO of the LiveWell Initiative in Nigeria. These inspiring women have dedicated their lives to empowering women and mothers living with viral hepatitis, challenging misconceptions and tackling ..read more
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Series 2 Trailer
The Hep-cast
by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
1y ago
In Series Two of the Hep-cast we will focus on the lives of those impacted by viral hepatitis globally, including mothers, young people, people who have been incarcerated, refugees and migrants. The Hep-cast is a collaboration between the World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences. The Hep-cast is fully funded by Gilead Sciences Europe Limited. Job bag number: IHQ-UNB-1408 Date of preparation: May 2022 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information ..read more
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#7 The Global Movement to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis
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by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
3y ago
In this season's final episode, our panel discusses the power of the global hepatitis movement and their willingness to achieve the elimination of viral hepatitis as a public health threat, including how to overcome the challenges that lie ahead. Our host, Dr Sarah Jarvis, is joined by Charles Gore, hepatitis advocate and founder of the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), Dr Su Wang, President of the WHA, Homie Razavi, MD of Center for Disease Analysis Foundation, and John Ward, Director of the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination at the Task Force for Global Health. See acast.com/privacy fo ..read more
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#6 UK in Focus: Collaborate to Eliminate
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by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
3y ago
This episode speaks to three women whose organisations are working together to achieve the elimination of hepatitis C in their community. Our host, Dr Sarah Jarvis, is joined by Shabana Begum, the South Asian Project Officer at The Hepatitis C Trust, Stacey Smith, Director of Nursing at Humankind and Diane Williams, Hepatitis C Network Manager for the West Yorkshire Operational Delivery Network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information ..read more
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#5 UK in Focus: Elimination is Possible
The Hep-cast
by World Hepatitis Alliance and Gilead Sciences Europe Limited
3y ago
In the first of our two ‘UK in Focus’ episodes, our panel discusses the current status of hepatitis C elimination in the UK and share good practice initiatives that are making elimination possible. Our host, Dr Sarah Jarvis, is joined by Professor Graham Foster, Professor of Hepatology at Queen Mary University of London, Rachel Halford, CEO of the Hepatitis C Trust and Professor John Dillon, Professor of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at University of Dundee.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information ..read more
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