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News for November 2016

Call for Applications: Intensive 6-Day Course Program on Prevention Strategies for NCDs

24 November 2016

The British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, a collaborating centre with the World Health Organization, is accepting applications for an exciting six-day event on NCDs delivered by internationally renowned experts in the field through keynote lectures, fora, group sessions and one-to-one tutorials. 

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RHD Action at the WHO Regional Committee Meetings

07 November 2016

In recent months, regional RHD experts and representatives from the World Heart Federation – a founding member of RHD Action – participated in the WHO Regional Committee Meetings.

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Race to Survive for Cure Kids Fiji raises funds and awareness of RHD

07 November 2016

The Bachelor couple Art Green and Matilda Rice have returned from a “life-changing” trip to Fiji where they took part in the ultimate test of endurance to raise money and awareness of rheumatic heart disease – a disease that affects one in 50 Fijian children.

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Hundreds of children screened for RHD in Egypt to mark World Heart Day

02 November 2016

To mark World Heart Day, over two hundred children and adults were screened for rheumatic heart disease in Asmarat, a suburb of Cairo, Egypt.

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Interview with Dr. Harun Elmada Nyagori

01 November 2016

Interview with Dr. Harun Elmada Nyagori, Consultant Physician-Cardiologist at the Morogoro Regional Referral Hospital in Morogoro, Tanzania.

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