Nikesh R. Shresta and colleagues have recently published an article entitled the ‘Prevalence of Subclinical Rheumatic Heart Disease in Eastern Nepal’ in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Dr A. A. S. Majumder of the Bangladesh Cardiac Society and Dr A. K. Islam have recently had an article entitled ‘Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Bangladesh: a review’ published in the Indian Heart Journal.
Namibian Minister of Health Dr Bernard Haifiku and paediatric cardiologist Dr Chris Hugo-Hamman were recently interviewed by the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation for a feature on rheumatic heart disease.
Interview with Dr Liesl Zuhlke, Topic Leader: Other cardiac diseases including Rheumatic Heart Disease and Chagas disease. World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health 2016, Congress Program Committee.
The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) in conjunction with the African Union hosted the 4th All Africa Workshop on Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 4-6 March 2016.
Dr Mohammed Al-Kebsi and his team at the Ministry of Health in Yemen, with support from the World Health Organization, have held workshops on rheumatic heart disease in different cities throughout the country.