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Seminar to reduce world’s highest rate of rheumatic heart disease in children

Download Media Release Thursday 24 July 2014   RHDAustralia will host a free seminar in Cairns tonight as part of Australia’s Rheumatic... Read on

RHDAustralia Seminar Series - Adelaide

Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease are responsible for the largest disparity in cardiovascular disease death rates between... 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

Media Alert: Forum to forge path to end rheumatic heart disease

Thursday, 1 May 2014 Two hundred international leading experts and advocates for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) will converge at the Third... Read on

Test reveals widespread heart disease among children

Written by  Rogini Moorthi AN INVESTIGATION into the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in Fiji using echocardiography – ultrasound of... Read on

Rheumatic heart disease program improving Aboriginal health

Media Release by Government of South Australia 24 March 2014 More than 150 Aboriginal South Australians are benefitting from a statewide... Read on

Interruption to supply of Bicillin LA

Pfizer advises of an interruption to the supply of Bicillin LA® benzathine benzylpenicillin 900mg /2.3mL Pre-Filled Syringe [Pfizer Product... Read on

New apps project for rheumatic heart disease

RHD Australia has embarked on a project to develop two apps for smart phones to prevent and manage acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and... 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

World Congress of Cardiology | 4-7 May 2014 | Melbourne

Do you have your ticket yet? Register today for the World Cardiology Congress, held in Melbourne, 4–7 May. With a specific Indigenous... Read on

Photos and presentations from RHD Australia Conference 2013

In November 2013, the RHD Australia Conference 2013: Practice and Culture was held in Darwin to bring together experienced people working... Read on