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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

Dr Thilini Basnayake at rheumatic heart disease workshop

The NT experience: Doctor speaks out about the importance of RHD workshop and awareness raising events

Dr Thilini Basnayake was one of many local doctors who attended the 2016 Northern Territory Rheumatic Heart Disease Education Workshop, on... Read on

Josh and Anary treat Timor Leste child

Top End clinicians support Timor-Leste kids: Rheumatic heart disease screening in Timor-Leste

RHDAustralia works with affiliated organisations to increase awareness of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD)... Read on

Charlie King - Q&A facilitator

It's not just about medical care...

Media Release - 21/10/2016 Housing and health education: The keys to preventing rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the NT... Read on

State of the art heart equipment arrives for NT kids

State of the art heart equipment arrives for NT kids

Northern Territory children requiring a heart scan will now benefit from one of the best ultrasound heart machines available in the world,... Read on

Dr El Gamel presenting at the RHDAustralia Close The Gap Breakfast

An end to open heart surgery? New solutions for rheumatic heart disease.

A unique procedure is successfully replacing the heart valves of rheumatic heart disease patients without resorting to open heart surgery.... Read on

Persistence pays off to get the right diagnosis

It took the persistence of a loving grandmother to get the right diagnosis of rheumatic fever for her granddaughter. June Smith took Rikki... Read on

Pregnancy planning information for women with rheumatic heart disease, careful preconception planning, as well as care, monitoring and support during pregnancy.

Clinical update – Rheumatic heart disease in Pregnancy

What if I'm pregnant? Educational resources E-learning modules     Pregnancy planning information For women with rheumatic heart disease,... Read on

RHD Action - The Global Movement to Control RHD

A new global initiative to end rheumatic heart disease (RHD); RHD Action, was launched in New York on September 29th 2015, World Heart Day... Read on

Nurse Practitioner Framework

RHDA’s Framework for a nurse practitioner role in acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease was launched at the RHDA Colloquium in... Read on

Pioneering skin sores research to improve health of children globally

 Wednesday, 27 August 2014 A Northern Territory-based research project investigating alternative and more practical treatments for skin... Read on