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The legacy of a leader and the long-standing impact her work and research continues to have: A New Zealand perspective on acute rheumatic fever prevention

As the end of 2018 rapidly approaches, we would like to take this opportunity to pay a special tribute to Professor Diana (Dinny) Lennon,... Read on

Culture, caring and telling true stories: A reflection on 2018

Culture, caring and telling true stories: A reflection on 2018

Vicki Wade, Senior Cultural Advisor at RHDAustralia, had a very busy 2018; sharing stories, providing education and learning from others as... Read on

Year in Review: Workshops, Education, Resource Development and Community Engagement

Year in review: Workshops, education, resource development and community engagement

It’s been a very busy year for RHDA, with a new team, new strategic goals and plenty of activity.  We’ve taken some time to reflect on what... Read on

New resource! What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease? An explainer video for school staff

New resource! What is acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease? An explainer video for school staff

Working closely with a range of teachers, school staff and health professionals, RHDAustralia is excited to launch a new white board... Read on

Nurse takes home top honours for her work in Maningrida and shares how her community is working to end rheumatic heart disease

Nurse takes home top honours for her work in Maningrida and shares how her community is working to end rheumatic heart disease

Roz Baartz has taken home the Northern Territory Primary Health Network (NTPHN) Nurse of the Year award in recognition of the valuable work... Read on

Words from Arnhem land: Aboriginal health messages need to be made with us rather than for us

Words from Arnhem land: Aboriginal health messages need to be made with us rather than for us

Makungun Marika, Menzies School of Health Research; Alice Mitchell, Menzies School of Health Research; Anna Ralph, Menzies School of Health... Read on

Media Release - SA RHD Workshop 2018

Raising awareness of rheumatic heart disease among the Aboriginal health workforce of South Australia

Two important events addressing rheumatic heart disease will be hosted for health professionals in Port Augusta this month. SA Health and... Read on

HOT NORTH Rheumatic Heart Disease in Maningrida and East Timor

HOT NORTH funding opens doors

Building on his HOT NORTH research, Dr Josh Francis was recently awarded a $2.1M DFAT grant to provide surveillance training, research... Read on

Rheumatic Heart Disease in the Torres Strait

Rheumatic ❤️ Disease

Article courtesy of Island Docs website Yesterday I saw a four-year-old boy with school sores. The day before my colleague saw a 16-year-... Read on

Survey yields comprehensive feedback for next edition of guideline

Survey yields comprehensive feedback for next edition of guideline

Thank you to everyone who participated in the ARF/RHD Guideline survey. The aim of this exercise was to gather feedback from the health... Read on

Community engagement fundamental for effective delivery of care

Community engagement fundamental for effective delivery of care

Excerpts from this story were taken from the Preventing RHD through community-driven activities article available on the Telethon Kids... Read on

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