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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.
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.
"In Tanzania we are preparing for the implementation of a RHD prevention and control program. Discussions are underway with local assessment and implementing partners.
In late 2014, PASCAR and WHF awarded small grants for advocacy projects on RHD. These have funded:
In December an RHD community advocacy event was held in Broome, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia
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.
The XIX Lancefield Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 9-12 November 2014.
In January 2015 representatives from the World Heart Federation made an intervention at the 136th Executive Board of the World Heart Federation.
In January at the WHO Executive Board meeting, Dr.
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