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The Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mark Butler, will open the 11th Social Research Conference on HIV, hepatitis C and related diseases at the University of New South Wales this week (8-9 April).

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Research to prevent falls in older people and to combat hepatitis C infection are among the big winners in a new round of health funding.

Every dollar spent on needle and syringe programs saves four dollars by preventing life-threatening infections, according to UNSW research.

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The spread of hepatitis C has halved over the past decade, while chlamydia continues to rise, according to research released by UNSW's National HIV Research Centres.

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Up to 70 percent of hepatitis C patients could be cured if they seek early treatment, an international study coordinated by UNSW researchers has found.

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UNSW has been awarded the largest Australian grant in its history, receiving $17.7 million in funding to advance understanding of HIV and hepatitis C.

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