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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

Djambawa Marawilli, AM, Ceremonial leader of Madarrpa Clan at Yilpara (Baniyala) and Emma Haynes (Project Coordinator, Menzies).

Community driven change: On Track Watch in Arnhem Land

2019 Publication - Community-based participatory action research on rheumatic heart disease in an Australian Aboriginal homeland:... Read on

E-learning modules and video

WA orientation video new addition to e-learning modules

An orientation and education video for Western Australian (WA) health staff is the latest addition to our e-learning platform. The... Read on

What does screening mean to the screened?

A qualitative follow-up study to South Australian Childhood Rheumatic Heart Disease Screening Project (SACRHD) will explore the... Read on

AMA 2016 Report Card on Indigenous Health - Rheumatic Heart Disease

AMA releases 2016 report card on Indigenous health: A call to action to prevent new cases of rheumatic heart disease in Indigenous Australia by 2031

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has called on all Australian governments and other stakeholders to work together to eradicate... Read on

Batchelor Students Attending the NT Workshop

NT 2016 education workshop: Presentations and photos

The 2016 NT Workshop for Health Professionals was an opportunity to share innovation, information, knowledge and expertise. There were many... 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

Q&A panel event: Forgotten but not gone

Rheumatic heart disease is a devastating, and 100% preventable, health condition. Rheumatic heart disease has been mostly eliminated from... Read on

2016 World Heart Day

Your Heart 'Lubs' You!

'Lub Dub'- this is the sound your heart makes as the heart valves open and close.  You’ve probably heard a few 'lub dubs' in your lifetime... Read on

Rheumatic Heart Disease Workshop in Darwin

NT 2016 Workshop – Preview

Registrations are now open - click here to register at Eventbrite Download Full Program *Please note: The times and titles in this... Read on

Milestone for surveillance of rheumatic heart disease

On 30th June 2016, a significant milestone was met with the submission to the Commonwealth Department of Health of the first report... Read on