WA Hepatitis B Strategy 2015-2018 – Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

Overarching goals

The goals for the WA Hepatitis B Strategy 2015-2018 are aligned with the goals of the Second National Hepatitis B Strategy 2014–2017 (external site) and are to:

  • reduce the transmission of, and morbidity and mortality caused by, hepatitis B
  • minimise the personal and social impact for people living with hepatitis B.

The objectives below are intended to support achievement of the strategy's goals.

Measurement of Objectives
Objective Indicator Data source 
Reduce hepatitis B infections
Annual rate of notifications of newly acquired hepatitis B
CDCD STI and BBV reports
Achieve and maintain high levels of hepatitis B vaccination
Coverage of hepatitis B vaccination at 12 and 24 months Current and historical vaccination data is available from the Immunise Australia Program (external site)
Increase the proportion of people with chronic hepatitis B who have been diagnosed  Estimated proportion of people with chronic hepatitis B who have not been diagnosed WA data for this indicator is not currently available. 2013 data for the estimated proportion of people in Australia with chronic hepatitis B who have not been diagnosed is available through the ASHM Hepatitis B Mapping Project (external site)
  Annual rate of notifications of unspecified hepatitis B CDCD STI and BBV reports
  Prevalence of hepatitis B in pregnant women, by country of birth and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status CDCD STI and BBV reports
Increase access to appropriate management and care for people with chronic hepatitis B Proportion of people with chronic hepatitis B dispensed drugs for hepatitis B infection through the Highly Specialised Drugs Program 2013 data for the number of people in WA receiving care for chronic hepatitis B is available through the ASHM Hepatitis B Mapping Project (external site)
Reduce burden of disease attributed to chronic hepatitis B This indicator is currently being developed  
Eliminate the negative impact of stigma, discrimination, and legal and human rights issues on people’s health This indicator is currently being developed  
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