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NCD Alliance Launches Our Views, Our Voices Initiative

21 July 2017

Our Views, Our Voices is an initiative by the NCD Alliance and people living with NCDs that seeks to invite people from all over the world living with a range of different NCDs to share their views, take action, and drive change.

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United to End Rheumatic Heart Disease – Release of RHD Action Prospectus

18 July 2017

This week, RHD Action is delighted to launch its latest publication, “United to End Rheumatic Heart Disease: RHD Action Prospectus 2017”, coinciding with the 7th World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery in Barcelona, Spain. 

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RHD Fellowship Opportunity: American Heart Association Children’s Network

05 July 2017

Children’s National Health System seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with an interest in in global health research to join our Center, Strengthening the Health System Response to Rheumatic Heart Disease: Developing Evidence-Based Strategies For Prevention. This Center is one of four recently awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) as part of the AHA’S Strategically Focused Children’s Research Network.

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New Project Unites Global Health Experts to Better Diagnose and Treat Rheumatic Heart Disease

05 July 2017

Children’s National Health System has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to launch a Rheumatic Heart Disease Center, with the goal of developing innovative strategies and economic incentives to improve the prevention and diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in high-risk, financially disadvantaged countries and low-income communities across the United States.

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Seeking Applicants for the Medtronic Foundation Bakken Invitation Award

03 July 2017

Seeking Applicants for the Medtronic Foundation Bakken Invitation Award.

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RHD Action Announces Small Grants Programme Recipients

29 June 2017

RHD Action is pleased to announce the recipients of the first round of the RHD Action Small Grants programme.

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To mark World Refugee Day, RHD Action releases a new brief: Migrant and Refugee Health: Rheumatic Heart Disease

20 June 2017

To mark World Refugee Day, RHD Action releases a new brief: Migrant and Refugee Health: Rheumatic Heart Disease.

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Breaking News! ‘Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease’ Resolution recommended by WHO Executive Board

01 June 2017

RHD Action and our allies have campaigned for years to secure a global commitment on RHD. We launched the #TimeToTackleRHD campaign to collaborate with partners around the world to demand that governments and the World Health Organization act on this preventable disease.

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WHF policy statement highlights burden of RHD among adolescents

31 May 2017

On the penultimate day of the World Health Assembly, the World Heart Federation – a founding member of RHD Action – delivered a policy statement that highlighted the burden of rheumatic heart disease among adolescents.

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RHD Action co-sponsors breakfast debate on Access to Medicines

26 May 2017

On Tuesday 23 May, RHD Action and the World Heart Federation joined forces with NCD Child and other global health organizations to host a breakfast event themed around ‘Better Medicines for Children’. Guests included delegates from the World Health Organization, UNICEF, civil society, the private sector and national Ministries of Health.

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