Established in 2002, the Australasian Hepatology Association (AHA) is the peak professional body supporting and educating hepatology nurses and allied health professionals across Australia and New Zealand. Our membership consists of well-informed forward-thinking and experienced Hepatology professionals who encompass many specialist areas in a variety of settings.
These include Hepatitis B and C treatment and care, chronic liver disease and chronic disease management, liver transplantation, liver cancer, health policy, sexual health, mental health, drug and alcohol, infectious diseases, indigenous health, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) health services, prison health services and nutrition.
The Australasian Hepatology Association remains at the forefront of healthcare and community education and is recognised worldwide as a leader in developing innovative resources, such as The Australasian Hepatology Association Consensus Based Nursing Guidelines for the Care of Patients with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Advanced Liver Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma (2012).
Prevalence of Liver Disease in Australia report - The economic cost and health burden of liver disease in Australia, January 2013