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3rd All Africa Workshop on rheumatic fever & rheumatic heart disease

17 April 2015

Working with PASCAR, World Health Organization, the African Union Commission (AU) hosted a two-day workshop on 21 and 22 February 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Uganda research focused on qualitative aspects of BPG

17 April 2015

The work of Case Western Reserve University and colleagues in Uganda continues to progress RHD control in the country, in part by leveraging existing HIV/AIDS infrastructure.

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Program implementation in Tanzania

17 April 2015

"In Tanzania we are preparing for the implementation of a RHD prevention and control program. Discussions are underway with local assessment and implementing partners.

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PASCAR / WHF Advocacy mini-grants

17 April 2015

In late 2014, PASCAR and WHF awarded small grants for advocacy projects on RHD. These have funded:

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RHD community event – Broome, Western Australia

17 April 2015

In December an RHD community advocacy event was held in Broome, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia

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Launch of RHD Action Alliance

17 April 2015

Medtronic Philanthropy, RhEACH and the World Heart Federation (WHF) announce the formation of RHD Action Alliance, a coalition of global partners united to end rheumatic heart disease.

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Lancefield International Symposium

17 April 2015

The XIX Lancefield Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 9-12 November 2014.

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World Heart Federation statement to the WHO Executive Board

17 April 2015

In January 2015 representatives from the World Heart Federation made an intervention at the 136th Executive Board of the World Heart Federation.

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Dr. Alaa El Ghamrawy wins WHO award

17 April 2015

In January at the WHO Executive Board meeting, Dr.

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RHD Beat | Edition 1

16 April 2015

First edition of RHD Beat

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