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News for September 2019

Partnership sees RHD patient education tools developed and piloted in Brazil

10 September 2019

Reach has been supported by Edwards Lifesciences Foundation’s Every Heartbeat Matters Initiative, through our RHD Action partnership with the World Heart Federation, to develop and pilot rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) education tools for health workers to use in their engagement with patients. These tools aim to build health worker knowledge and confidence in talking to patients about the disease, support patient access to information, and raise awareness about RF/RHD among families in high-risk communities.

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