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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

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Beating rheumatic heart disease: Experts converge in Darwin

Tuesday 5 November 2013 Experts from around the country will meet in Darwin today at the RHD Australia Conference 2013: Practice and... Read on

MEDIA ALERT: Experts gather in Darwin to prevent rheumatic heart disease

Monday, 4 November 2013 Health professionals from across Australia will converge in Darwin this week as part of Australia’s fight to... Read on

Review of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease among Indigenous Australians

Caitlin Gray, Neil Thomson | Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet10 October, 2013 A review of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart... Read on

Preventable disease leaves 13 year old with mechanical heart valve

Friday, 27 September 2013 RHD Australia will mark World Heart Day on 29 September by reminding people that rheumatic heart disease is... Read on

National Heart Week

The inaugural National Heart Week kicks off on Sunday May 5th. National Heart Week gets underway from Sunday 5th May to Saturday 11th May... Read on

World Heart Federation and RHD

This week the World Heart Federation released its Position statement on the prevention and control of rheumatic heart disease. Affirming... Read on

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