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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... 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

Health Alert

Mycobacterium chimaera – information for open-heart surgery patients

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) recently issued the National Infection Control Guidance: Non-... Read on

Off the floor - bedding trial for the Northern Territory

A new 'Off the floor' project has recently been launched as a response to the continuing effects of acute rheumatic fever on remote... Read on

Important health messages in-language

In-language health messages speak to patients

After watching the acute rheumatic fever (ARF) ‘Important Health Message’ in his own language, Warlpiri, Jacob (aged 10), no longer fights... Read on

Forgotten not gone event photo

Forgotten but not gone: ‘Why does a third world disease still exist in Australia?’

‘Why does a third world disease still exist in Australia?’ was the question asked at our Q&A panel event held at Parliament House,... Read on

Workshop participants get hands on experience

Social solutions and clinical knowledge keys to prevention - NT workshop

The 2016 Northern Territory Rheumatic Heart Disease Education Workshop was hosted by Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin on the... 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