Lise Lafferty has been recognised for her world-leading approach to managing hepatitis C in prisons.
Harm reduction programs in prisons will be key to achieving public health goals, says UNSW and sector experts.
A program jointly run by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney will set Australia on a path to eliminate hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C testing and treatment in prisons is key to reducing infections, a new study by the Kirby Institute has shown.
A Centre for Social Research in Health report says stigma towards hepatitis C is a big barrier to prevention and treatment.
Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis C treatment.
A report from the UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health says stigma and language are still barriers to treatment.
Newly released data from the Kirby Institute show a decline in the uptake of life-saving treatments among people living with hepatitis C.
New research from NDARC and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney shows almost 40% of people who have injected drugs in the past year are living with hepatitis C.
Proposed changes to Victoria's drug laws and policies have potential but fall short in some key areas.