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Mobilising for Cardio-Obstetric Healthcare for Women with RHD in Mozambique

28 May 2019

Ms Keila Jamal and Prof Ana Olga Mocumbi from the Mozambique Institute for Health Education and Research in Maputo, Mozambique were the recipients of an RHD Action Small Grants Project entitled "Mobilising for Cardio-Obstetric Healthcare for Women with RHD in Mozambique."

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Call for Applications: WHO Healthy Islands Recognition Awards (2019)

14 May 2019

Don’t miss this opportunity to be recognized for your work to improve the health and quality of life of Pacific islanders!

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Over 300 Community Health Officers Participate in RHD Community Advocacy and Capacity Building in Osun State, Nigeria

02 May 2019

Dr Okeniyi, was awarded an RHD Action Small Grant for an RHD capacity building project for community health workers in Osun State – an area where Yoruba is the predominant culture and language.

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RHD Action Small Grant: Training and Supporting Health Care Providers in Eastern Nepal

11 April 2019

Project Title: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Rheumatic Heart Disease among Health Care Providers in Eastern Nepal: Measuring the Impact of an Educational Intervention

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Opportunity: Young Health Programme Scholarship

11 April 2019

Through the Young Health Programme (YHP), AstraZeneca works to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life. Youth are at the heart of YHP’s activities providing young people with a powerful voice in identifying their own health needs as well as planning and delivering solutions.

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Living with RHD and managing pregnancy: Zafirah and Livini

08 March 2019

Livini and Zafirah are both from Fiji and as well as living with rheumatic heart disease (RHD) they also share similar experiences of the challenges of pregnancy for women living with RHD and the importance of close medical support.

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Funding Opportunity: PCNA Nursing Research Grant

08 March 2019

Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) partners with the American Nurses Foundation to provide a grant to conduct a research project in the area of CVD prevention. All applications must be completed by May 1, 2019.

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Strep A bacteria kill half a million a year. Why don’t we have a vaccine?

18 February 2019

Strep A is among the deadliest pathogens in the world – yet we’ve never prioritised making a vaccine. Emily Sohn uncovers the cost of ignoring this problem, and meets those taking the fight to this silent killer.

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Words from Arnhem land: Aboriginal health messages need to be made with us rather than for us

22 November 2018

Australian First Nations people waiting for appointments at Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations around the country will now see culturally relevant and locally produced content on the waiting room TVs.

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RHD Action Announces 2018 Small Grants Programme Recipients (Open Round)

08 November 2018

RHD Action is pleased to announce the recipients of the open round of the RHD Action Small Grants programme. Four proposals were selected from almost 40 high quality submissions with projects set in Rwanda, Cameroon, the Philippines and Uganda.

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