The 20th Public Health Summer School, University of Otago | Update on rheumatic fever prevention & control
This course provides an essential update on the surveillance, prevention and control of rheumatic fever (RF) and the national rheumatic fever prevention programme (RFPP). The contributors will present the best available evidence on interventions that have potential to help New Zealand achieve its ambitious target of lowering acute rheumatic fever incidence by two thirds by 2017. It will cover current initiatives and novel approaches that New Zealand is well placed to refine and implement. This course will offer participants the opportunity to hear internationally renowned experts on RF, share ideas, and debate options for combating this serious public health problem.
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