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Experts meet for largest study of rheumatic heart disease and pregnancy

DOWNLOAD MEDIA RELEASE Experts from around Australia will converge in Darwin tomorrow at an annual advisory meeting for the largest study... Read on

SBS story | Bid to cut rheumatic heart disease rates

9 May 2014 | SBS Radio (Transcript from World News Radio | Click on website to listen to the audio) Efforts are being made in Australia to... Read on

Heads come together to control rheumatic heart disease

Monday 5 May 2014 The Third Global Rheumatic Heart Disease Forum, to be held tonight in Melbourne during the World Congress of Cardiology... Read on

Is there a medical anthropology of rheumatic heart disease? By Dr Suzanne Belton

A report presented at the RHD Australia Conference 2013: Practice and Culture by Dr Suzanne Belton of the Menzies School of Health Research... Read on

Beating rheumatic heart disease: Experts converge in Darwin

Tuesday 5 November 2013 Experts from around the country will meet in Darwin today at the RHD Australia Conference 2013: Practice and... Read on

MEDIA ALERT: Experts gather in Darwin to prevent rheumatic heart disease

Monday, 4 November 2013 Health professionals from across Australia will converge in Darwin this week as part of Australia’s fight to... Read on

Review of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease among Indigenous Australians

Caitlin Gray, Neil Thomson | Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet10 October, 2013 A review of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart... Read on

Preventable disease leaves 13 year old with mechanical heart valve

Friday, 27 September 2013 RHD Australia will mark World Heart Day on 29 September by reminding people that rheumatic heart disease is... Read on

High Hopes for J8-DT

Anticipation is mounting as a new vaccine that may prevent the development of acute rheumatic fever is currently being trialled in... Read on

Review of cardiovascular health among Indigenous Australians

This review of the cardiovascular health of Indigenous people has been prepared by the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet as a part of our... Read on