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RHD Action Small Grants Application Form 2019 (Round 2)

App (DOC 43.68 KB)
  • International
  • English
  • Communities

We are looking for small innovative projects with well-defined outcomes and timelines that are focused on "Community-Primary Health Worker Training." An amount of US$2,500 is available to fund each successful application. We are looking to fund projects which are are focused on activities relevant to people living with rheumatic heart disease and community initiatives such as patient support groups, awareness raising or advocacy events.

In addition to this application form, please see the RFP and Guidelines for detailed information about application requirements.

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RHD Action Small Grant Programme 2019 (Round 2) | RFP and Guidelines

Guideline (PDF 169.98 KB)
  • International
  • English
  • Communities

This request for proposals is soliciting projects that aim to improve access to primary health care, including through investing in a community and primary health care workforce trained in prevention, diagnosis and evidence-based management of group A beta haemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis, acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease with its potential complications. An amount of US$2,500 is available to fund each successful application.

In addition to this RFP and Guidelines document, please see the application form for detailed information about application requirements.

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Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Public Service Announcement (Hausa)

Poster (PDF 338.88 KB)
  • Nigeria
  • Hausa
  • Communities

Information posters and leaflets produced in the Hausa language as part of the suite of resources developed for the 2018 RHD Action Small Grant project "Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Reaching out to Berom- and Hausa-speaking communities" led by Professor Fidelia Bode-Thomas and Mr Santos Ayuba Larab of Heart Aid Trust, Inc., Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. More information about their project can be found here.

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Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Public Service Announcement (English)

Poster (PDF 317.21 KB)
  • Nigeria
  • English
  • Communities

Information posters and leaflets produced in the English language as part of the suite of resources developed for the 2018 RHD Action Small Grant project "Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Reaching out to Berom- and Hausa-speaking communities" led by Professor Fidelia Bode-Thomas and Mr Santos Ayuba Larab of Heart Aid Trust, Inc., Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. More information about their project can be found here.

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Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Public Service Announcement (Hausa)

Audio (Audio 3.47 MB)
  • Nigeria
  • Hausa
  • Communities

Audio resource produced in the Hausa language as part of the suite of resources developed for the 2018 RHD Action Small Grant project "Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Reaching out to Berom- and Hausa-speaking communities" led by Professor Fidelia Bode-Thomas and Mr Santos Ayuba Larab of Heart Aid Trust, Inc., Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. More information about their project can be found here.

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Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Public Service Announcement (Berom)

Audio (Audio 3.42 MB)
  • Nigeria
  • Berom
  • Communities

Audio resource produced in the Berom language as part of the suite of resources developed for the 2018 RHD Action Small Grant project "Kick RHD Out of Plateau State: Reaching out to Berom- and Hausa-speaking communities" led by Professor Fidelia Bode-Thomas and Mr Santos Ayuba Larab of Heart Aid Trust, Inc., Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. More information about their project can be found here.

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RHD Action Small Grant Programme 2019 | RFP and Guidelines

Guideline (DOC 206.43 KB)
  • International
  • English
  • Communities

We are looking for small innovative projects with well-defined outcomes and timelines that are focused on "People and Communities". An amount of US$2,500 is available to fund each successful application. We are looking to fund projects which are are focused on activities relevant to people living with rheumatic heart disease and community initiatives such as patient support groups, awareness raising or advocacy events.

In addition to this RFP and Guidelines document, please see the application form for detailed information about application requirements.

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RHD Action Small Grants Application Form 2019

App (DOC 41.76 KB)
  • International
  • English
  • Communities

We are looking for small innovative projects with well-defined outcomes and timelines that are focused on "People and Communities". An amount of US$2,500 is available to fund each successful application. We are looking to fund projects which are are focused on activities relevant to people living with rheumatic heart disease and community initiatives such as patient support groups, awareness raising or advocacy events.

In addition to this application form, please see the RFP and Guidelines for detailed information about application requirements.

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Living with RHD: Ruby's Story

Factsheet (PDF 2.11 MB)
  • South Africa
  • English
  • Communities

Ruby is a wife and mother of three from the Western Cape Province in South Africa. She was diagnosed with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) at 16 years of age.

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Fiji Guidelines for Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Diagnosis, Management and Prevention

Guideline (PDF 3.41 MB)
  • Fiji
  • English
  • Communities

The guidelines have been based on international best practice guidelines for ARF/ RHD including: the Jones criteria update 2015, The New Zealand Guidelines for Rheumatic Fever 2014, The Australian Guidelines for Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease 2012, the Fiji Cardiovascular Guidelines 2015, the Fiji Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Practice Guidelines 2015, the Fiji National RHD Policy 2015, the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services National Strategic Plan 2016-20, the World Heart Federation Diagnosis and Management of Acute Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic Heart Disease 2008 and the WHO Expert Consultation Technical Report: Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease 2003. The purpose of these guidelines is to:

- identify the evidence for best practice in ARF and RHD diagnosis,
- identify the standard of care that should be available for people in Fiji; and
- provide an evidence based protocol for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ARF and RHD in Fiji.

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Living with RHD: Zafirah's Story

Factsheet (PDF 260.85 KB)
  • Fiji
  • English
  • Communities

Zafirah has striking dark features and a maturity beyond her young age of 20 years. She lives in the island nation of Fiji in the third largest city of Nadi. Nadi, on the island of Viti Levu, is a multicultural town with beautiful beaches that attract tourists from all over the world.

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Living with RHD: Livini's Story

Factsheet (PDF 258.34 KB)
  • Fiji
  • English
  • Communities

Livini is a young woman in her mid- twenties with a shy smile, that quickly warms into an openness to share and engage others with her personal story about living with rheumatic heart disease and her journey through diagnosis, sickness and health, pregnancy and life.

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World Heart Federation statement Agenda 5.7 Medicines, vaccines and health products

Policy brief (PDF 470.84 KB)
  • International
  • English
  • Communities

World Heart Federation statement at 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board, 24 January – February 1st, 2019 Geneva.

Agenda 5.7: Medicines, vaccines and health products - Response to WHO Report EB144/17

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RHD content at World Congress of Cardiology Dubai 2018

Booklet (PDF 175.36 KB)
  • International
  • English
  • Communities

Welcome to the 2018 World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health. We are delighted that there is a strong RHD program and look forward to new collaborations, opportunities and activities to reduce the global burden of RHD. For reference, RHD specific activities have been adapted from the main conference program and summarised on these sheets. This program has been developed by Reach.

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Meaningfully Involving People With NCDs: What is being done and why it matters

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  • International
  • English
  • Communities

Meaningifully Involving People With NCDs: What is being done and why it matters

NCD Alliance, as part of the "Our Views, Our Voices" initiative.

 

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