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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia


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


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

Secondary Prophylaxis reminder apps – now in trial phase

Two new apps to encourage and remind people on secondary prophylaxis to get their injections are now in trial phase. The RHDAustralia... Read on

Don’t miss out on the things you love – 2016 heart calendar

Together with the Aboriginal community in South Australia, SA Health have developed a calendar to educate people about rheumatic fever and... Read on

Aboriginal controlled health service mandates RHDA e-learning modules

Aboriginal controlled health service mandates RHDA e-learning modules As of 2016, the RHDAustralia e-learning modules will be made... Read on