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News for April 2016

Prevalence of Subclinical Rheumatic Heart Disease in Eastern Nepal

28 April 2016

Nikesh R. Shresta and colleagues have recently published an article entitled the ‘Prevalence of Subclinical Rheumatic Heart Disease in Eastern Nepal’ in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Bangladesh: a review

28 April 2016

Dr A. A. S. Majumder of the Bangladesh Cardiac Society and Dr A. K. Islam have recently had an article entitled ‘Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Bangladesh: a review’ published in the Indian Heart Journal.

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Chris Hugo-Hamman interviewed on Namibian television

28 April 2016

Namibian Minister of Health Dr Bernard Haifiku and paediatric cardiologist Dr Chris Hugo-Hamman were recently interviewed by the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation for a feature on rheumatic heart disease.

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WHF Interview with Dr Liesl Zuhlke: Focus on RHD at WCC 2016

18 April 2016

Interview with Dr Liesl Zuhlke, Topic Leader: Other cardiac diseases including Rheumatic Heart Disease and Chagas disease. World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health 2016, Congress Program Committee.

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The Heart Team in Action (Heart Valve Society meeting 2016)

06 April 2016

The Heart Valve Society meeting
An international heart team- leaders in evaluation, management and research.

HVS Scientific Meeting, March 17-19th 2016
Marriott Marquis, NY

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Delegates meet to discuss implementation plan for the AU Communiqué on rheumatic heart disease

06 April 2016

The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) in conjunction with the African Union hosted the 4th All Africa Workshop on Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 4-6 March 2016.

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