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News for June 2019

RHD Action Launches 2019 Small Grants Programme

27 June 2019

RHD Action is pleased to launch the first round of our Small Grants Programme for 2019 with this request for proposal. We are looking for small innovative projects with well-defined outcomes and timelines that are focused on "People and Communities." An amount of US$2,500 is available to fund each successful application.

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World Refugee Day 2019: Revised brief on RHD and migrant and refugee health

20 June 2019

The global refugee crisis is likely contributing to the burden of RHD and raising serious new concerns about increasing prevalence and limitations of care. Currently, an unprecedented 70.8 million people around the world have been forced from their homes, an increase of 2.3 million people from 2018. Among them are 25.9 million refugees, with approximately half of whom are under the age of 18, when the risk of ARF is greatest.

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RHD Action takes a step with refugees on World Refugee Day

20 June 2019

Today on World Refugee Day we recognise those working on improving health outcomes for refugees and others who have been forcibly displaced from their countries as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life are taking big and small steps in solidarity with refugees.

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