Kōrero: Health advocacy and self-help

Hepatitis C protest, 1999

Hepatitis C protest, 1999

In the 1980s some people with haemophilia were infected with Hepatitis C after receiving contaminated blood. The Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand organised protests as part of a campaign to get the government to compensate sufferers. In 1999 protesters held the 'wall of shame vigil for victims of bad blood' in Parliament grounds in Wellington.

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Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Genetic disorder organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/28063/hepatitis-c-protest-1999 (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018