Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning
A Victorian Department of Health and Human Services partnership.
What is VHHITAL?
Victorian HIV & Hepatitis Integrated Training And Learning (VHHITAL) delivers the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Blood Borne Viruses Training and Certification Program.
The program includes a comprehensive education and training program for GPs for the diagnosis, treatment and management of HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. It includes the provision of training and certification for practitioners who prescribe highly specialised drugs administered under Section 100 (S100) of the National Health Act 1953. The program aims to:
- Improve general practice workforce capacity to screen, treat and manage HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C
- Improve alignment of certified general practitioners, priority populations and geographical areas of high prevalence for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C screening and treatment
- Improve access to community testing and prescribing for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
- Improve networking opportunities for prescribers of HIV and viral hepatitis.