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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia


High Hopes for J8-DT

Anticipation is mounting as a new vaccine that may prevent the development of acute rheumatic fever is currently being trialled in... Read on

Rates of acute rheumatic fever remain high for Indigenous Australians

Rates of acute rheumatic fever among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians continue to be among the highest in the world based... Read on

Review of cardiovascular health among Indigenous Australians

This review of the cardiovascular health of Indigenous people has been prepared by the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet as a part of our... Read on

Funding for rheumatic fever vaccine

Australia and New Zealand will channel $3 million into finding a potential vaccine for rheumatic fever. Prime Minister Julia Gillard and... Read on

RHDAustralia's new Deputy Director Claire Boardman

We welcome our new Deputy Director Claire Boardman who will be joining us from the Torres Strait where she worked for Queensland Health in... Read on

New e-learning tool launched to prevent rheumatic heart disease

A new educational tool that aims to improve clinical understanding of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) across... Read on