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Sponsored by the Sudanese Children's Heart Society and Premier Company for Food Products, Sudan celebrated National RHD Awareness Day on 17 August 2015.
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Dr Sulafa Ali and her team at the Sudan Heart Institute in Khartoum have made great strides in increasing public hea
The World Heart Federation (WHF) hosted a side event at the 68th World Health Assembly on 18 May 2015, entitled: ‘
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4 - 10 August is Rheumatic Heart Disease week in South Africa, focusing on increased awareness, increased screening and better management -
Researchers from the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth are beginning work on a project to analyse the quality of benzathine penicillin G (BPG) samples from around the world.
The launch of the END RHD CRE took place at the University of Sydney in May during the week of the RHD Australia Annual Conference, making the most of the opportunity to have the broader Australian
Diagnosis of RF is a high stakes decision – incorrect diagnosis may lead to years of unnecessary injections or a missed opportunity to prevent and protect against heart valve damage.
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