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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

Western Australia rheumatic heart disease workshops - June 12-20th, 2018

Western Australia rheumatic heart disease workshops - June 12-20th, 2018

Western Australian Country Health Service (WACHS) and Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia (RHDA) collaborated to host a series of workshops... Read on

Top nurse takes home top honours

Top nurse takes home top honours

Top End nurse Greg Smith has taken home top honours at the 2018 Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Greg was... Read on

NAIDOC 2018: Because of Her, We Can

NAIDOC 2018: Because of her, we can

Under the theme ‘Because of Her, We Can!’. NAIDOC week 2018 celebrates the active and significant roles that Aboriginal and Torres Strait... Read on

RHDAustralia 2018: New funding. New direction.

We are excited to announce that along with our new round of Commonwealth funding, RHDAustralia is undergoing a shift in organisational... Read on

HeartKids Nadia Tolhurst and RHDAustralia

HeartKids and RHDAustralia supporting rheumatic heart disease families in the Northern Territory

Of all the cardiac care cases paediatric cardiologist Bo Remenyi sees in Darwin, nearly half of them are Indigenous children with rheumatic... Read on

The Australian guideline on the prevention, management and treatment of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Guideline on ARF and RHD to undergo significant changes

The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (2012) was developed... Read on

End rheumatic heart disease in Australia

2018 shaping up to be a big year for the elimination of rheumatic heart disease in Australia

Only 3 months into 2018 and the push to end rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Australia is gaining momentum, with the following exciting... Read on

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