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News for December 2017

RHD Action Small Grant Program Update: Fiji

13 December 2017

Launched this year, the RHD Action Small Grants Program funded five project proposals in low-and-middle income countries across the globe to support groups who are already addressing the work of RHD and to bring the work of key RHD stakeholders under the RHD Action banner. Successful applicants were awarded $2000 with the expectation that that the activity would be completed within six-months.  

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New updates planned for TIPs – Seeking Chapter Reviewers

13 December 2017

RHD Action are updating our Tools for Implementing RHD Control Programs (TIPs) resource. TIPs was first published in 2014 and provides a framework for program managers and RHD program staff to develop control programs. TIPs has now be used worldwide to help structure decisions about program design and care delivery.

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RhEACH welcome new Deputy Director

05 December 2017

After three years as Deputy Director of RhEACH, Dr Rosemary Wyber is moving into a new role as the Head of Strategy for END RHD in Australia. As the inaugural RhEACH Deputy Director, Rosemary has been instrumental in establishing the work of RhEACH and the broader RHD Action initiative, including driving key activities such as the development of TIPs. Taking over the role of Deputy Director of RhEACH is Dr Sophie La Vincente, who has been the RhEACH Senior Technical Advisor since May 2017.

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