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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia


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

Year 12 project making a difference - Tiwi Islander raises awareness about RHD

Tiwi Islander and year 12 student Trish Tipiloura has been raising awareness about rheumatic heart disease (RHD) on the Tiwi Islands. “... 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