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Age & Gender
Women Aged 30-39
Women Aged 40-49
Women Aged 50+
Men Aged 30-39
Men Aged 40-49
Men Aged 50+
Non-Binary Aged 30-39
Experiences of the old (interferon-based) treatment only
Experiences of the new (DAA) treatment only
Experiences of both new (DAA) and old (interferon-based) treatments
No treatment experience
Being diagnosed with hepatitis C
Living with hepatitis C
Treatment decisions: Family, friends and other important relationships
Reflecting on Experiences of Treatment and Cure
Dealing with Stigma and Discrimination
After Cure: Health and Life in General
Obstacles to Having the New Hepatitis C Treatment
Perspectives on the New Hepatitis C Treatment
Advice and messages to others
Resources & Information
Team & Thanks
People without treatment experience
Anthony learnt about hepatitis C in 2006, just before he started injecting drugs, because his girlfriend had acquired it.
Dana first learnt about hepatitis C in the early 2000s when she had a sexual health check after meeting a new partner.
During a period when Danny was partying and consuming drugs regularly, he started to feel unwell and received a hepatitis C diagnosis.
Evan was diagnosed with hepatitis C around the late 1990s.
After her late husband was diagnosed with hepatitis C-related in the early 1990s, Gretchen was diagnosed with the virus too.
Laura decided to get tested for hepatitis C in the middle of 2020, because she had shared injecting equipment with a previous partner who had the virus
Mikey learned about hepatitis C when his friend was diagnosed with it around 2017
Peta hasn’t been diagnosed with hepatitis C and doesn’t think about it a lot
In 1994, when she was still living in Egypt, Rashida was diagnosed with hepatitis C
Ricky was diagnosed with hepatitis C a month before his interview in 2020
Rose was diagnosed with hepatitis C around 1999
Rusty was diagnosed with non-A, non-B hepatitis many years ago
When Sam was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2018, he didn’t know much about the virus