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Tools for implementing rheumatic heart disease control programmes: 'Quick TIPS'.

The Quick TIPS guide provides a resource for people and places contemplating a rheumatic heart disease control programme. The collation of decades of implementation experience from around the world provides a solid foundation for customised programme development. TIPS presents a simple overview of acute rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease, and opportunities for intervention, alongside a priority based framework for programme delivery. The resource is intended to support the description, development and delivery of rheumatic heart disease control programmes. This ‘Quick TIPS’ is a summary of the full publication ‘Tools for Implementing RHD Control Programmes (TIPS) Handbook’. References, annexes and a glossary are provided in the full handbook edition:
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Rosemary Wyber, et al
World Heart Federation | RhEACH
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