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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

Translating research into action: RHD in Pregnancy

For women with rheumatic heart disease (RHD), pregnancy requires special care and consideration. RHD is up to twice as common in women and... Read on

Full house for South Australia RHD Education Workshop

“I had a fantastic time; I wish it didn’t have to end!” “Lots of great information; wish it would have gone on for a week.” The South... Read on

ARF Diagnosis Calculator on iPad

How this one app is making a world of difference

“I recall one patient who presented with some symptoms of ARF, but not enough to make a definitive diagnosis. A couple of days later, while... Read on

Dr Bo Remenyi

International conference on RHD: experts debate prevention strategies

Dr Bo Remenyi is a paediatric cardiologist in the NT. She treats around 90 children with rheumatic heart disease (RHD), all of whom are... Read on

2017 South Australia Education Workshop

2017 SA RHD Education Workshop: Presentations, Resources and Photos

The 2017 SA Workshop for health professionals was a great success and allowed participants to share innovation, information, knowledge and... Read on

Better Cardiac Care 2016 report

Better Cardiac Care measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Second national report 2016

The 2nd National Report describes the cardiac disease profile of Indigenous Australians between the years 2011 to 2014. Priority areas... Read on

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