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Playing a role in the prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Article courtesy of the National Rural Health Alliance Partyline magazine, Issue 60, September 2017. Read more at the National Rural Health... Read on

Alice Mitchell research around rheumatic heart disease

“That Heart Sickness”

How (mis)communication in the health system is impacting people living with rheumatic heart disease “One of the things I found in my... Read on

ARF and RHD Self Management model

What does a culturally competent model of self-management look like?

Aboriginal culture is central to health. It is value based, built on social roles, cultural obligations and responsibilities which differs... Read on

RHD in pregnancy photo

Translating research: how do women understand RHD in Pregnancy?

The Australian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) RHD in Pregnancy study has shown that for Indigenous women in Australia,... Read on

Sharing a Heartbeat: love, pregnancy, and living with rheumatic heart disease

A new film written and directed by a group of Northern Territory Indigenous women follows the story of Tess, a young women whose boyfriend... Read on

Sharing a Heartbeat - a story about love, pregnancy and rheumatic heart disease

Media Release - Sharing a Heartbeat

Sharing a Heartbeat: a short film about teen pregnancy and rheumatic heart disease FILM LAUNCH | Friday 29 September 2017 | 6:00 – 7:30pm... Read on

NSW Framework for acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

NSW framework for ARF and RHD released

"It's (acute rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease) taken such a toll on my family when it could've been prevented".  This was a... Read on

Taryn Dukes  - Looma community engagement supports RHD patients

Innovation in remote WA community improves skin health for local Indigenous children

A collaborative community approach to improving skin health in the remote Indigenous community of Looma, Western Australia has shown great... Read on

Kisarne Horton - Ngukurr RHD Program

Ngukurr needle crew: Kids supporting kids

From 2013-2015, there were a group of kids from southern Arnhem Land who referred to themselves as the ‘needle crew’. But much like the... Read on

RHD WHO Report to go to Executive Board

Landmark WHO report on RHD ahead of global discussions

Article courtesy of RHD Action Update 1 June 2017: Breaking News! ‘Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease’ Resolution recommended by... Read on

End Rheumatic Heart Disease Sign

What will it take to end rheumatic heart disease in Australia?

After two days of meetings to discuss strategies on eliminating rheumatic heart disease in Australia, the take home message was clear.... Read on

Dr Kirsten Due

E-learning modules help doctor prepare for life in remote communities

Most health professionals do what they do because of an intrinsic desire to provide compassionate and professional care to those in need.... Read on

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