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New Research Project: Adverse reactions to BPG

10 February 2016

RhEACH are working with researchers from the Telethon Kids Institute, including a Medical Student researcher from the University of Western Australia in Perth to better understand adverse reactions to benzathine penicillin G.

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Launch of the Machakos Rheumatic Heart Disease Club

04 February 2016

Attendees of the launch event for the new Machakos RHD Patient Support Club

 

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Only 6 days left for early bird registration rates at WCC 2016!

21 January 2016

Early registration for World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health closes 27 January.

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Australian embassy funding for Nepal Heart Foundation

12 January 2016

The Australian Embassy in Nepal has provided support to the Nepal Heart Foundation for RHD, while the Australian Ambassador, HE Glenn White has attended some of the programs run by the organization.

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SAMA donates handheld echo to Sudanese Children's Heart Society

11 January 2016

The Sudan Children’s Heart Society has begun screening children in Khartoum following the donation of a Hand Held Echo Device (GE Vscan) by SAMA, the Sudanese American Medical Association, in December 2015.

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2015 Medtronic Bakken Invitation Awards Announced

05 January 2016

The 2015 Medtronic Bakken Invitation Awards were recently announced. Twelve people representing eleven countries were honored with the 2015 Bakken Invitation Award, which recognizes people who have overcome health challenges with the help of medical technology and are making outstanding contributions of service, volunteerism and leadership.

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RHD Beat Edition 4

22 December 2015

Welcome to the fourth edition of RHD Beat.

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Canadian publication documents high incidence of ARF in First Nations communities

22 December 2015

A recent publication in the Canadian Family Physician documenting a case series of 8 young First Nations patients diagnosed with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) which resulted in the deaths of 2 patients in the context of late diagnosis, overcrowded housing, and a limited public health response.

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Take Heart Secondary Prophylaxis App

22 December 2015

Moonshine Agency the production company behind the Take Heart initiative has recently released an app designed to help people who require regular sec

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Adverse reactions to BPG: Seeking case reports

21 December 2015

RhEACH are working with researchers from the Telethon Kids Institute, including a Medical Student researcher from the University of Western Australia in Perth to better understand adverse reactions

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