30 May 2017

Call to eradicate Hepatitis C in prisons

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 30 May 2017

A Hepatitis C activist is calling for the government to fund the treatment of prisoners infected with the potentially deadly disease. Overseas studies have shown people are up to 150 percent more likely to catch Hepatitis C in prison. Kathryn Ryan talks to Hepatitis C patient advocate Hazel Heal and to  Department of Corrections' Director of Offender Health, Bronwyn Donaldson.