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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

World Congress of Cardiology, Mexico June 2016 highlights

Claire Boardman attended the WCC of Cardiology to present two poster abstracts and to participate in the development of the global RHD... Read on

NT RHD Education Workshop: Registration now open

RHDAustralia invites NT health professionals to the Acute Rheumatic Fever & Rheumatic Heart Disease Education Workshop When: 20 &... Read on

Susan Shanley Aaron Loganathan NT Budget Breakfast

$5000 raised for HeartKids SA/NT

RHDAustralia were delighted to see HeartKids SA/NT be presented with $5000 to support their work in the Northern Territory. The funds were... Read on

evening symposium

Hear from the experts - video presentations now available

The RHDA evening symposium held in Brisbane in March was an opportunity to hear the latest developments in research, clinical practice and... Read on

New Community and Clinician Resources

Important Health Message: Acute Rheumatic Fever  The short video resource "Important Health Message: Acute Rheumatic Fever" is designed to... Read on

Determining the burden of RHD

An integral part of the ‘End RHD’ Centre for Research Excellence is to determine the current burden of ARF/RHD, so that we have a baseline... Read on

Defining risk groups for acute rheumatic fever diagnosis

Current definitions Rheumatic heart disease awareness (RHD) is increasing across Australia, particularly to southern and eastern areas of... Read on

Storytelling and Leadership – Highlights of the RHDAustralia Queensland events

Storytelling and leadership were highlighted as key factors to ending rheumatic heart disease in Australia at a series of events held in... Read on

Tiwi Grand Final

Latest news from the RHD Secondary Prophylaxis Study

Welcome to the sixth newsletter from the Improving Secondary Prophylaxis (SP) for Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) research project. In this... Read on

Launch of “Heart on Your Sleeve” Social Media Campaign

The “Heart on Your Sleeve” (HOYS) campaign, launched at the end of February is now underway with a flurry of activity in the social media... Read on

hospital

Data shows preventable RHD impacting on hospital systems

A recent report by the National Health Performance Authority shows the average length of stay for rheumatic heart disease hospitalisations... Read on

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