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Rheumatic Heart Disease Resources - Dec 2023

Rheumatic Heart Disease Resources and Information


RHD Strategy Coordinator - AHCSA staff

Dr Suzanne Belton is available to provide information and support on Rheumatic Heart Disease. You are welcome to give us a call here at AHCSA to talk through your ideas, issues and get support. Please email [email protected] or P 08-82737200

SA Rheumatic Heart Disease Control Program

All cases of possible and diagnosed Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease are notifiable in South Australia. Please make contact with the SA Health Department Register and staff who can assist you.  There is information about diagnosis, treatment and prevention. This is the link  https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/conditions/heart+disease/rheumatic+heart+disease+rhd+acute+rheumatic+fever+arf+-+including+symptoms+treatment+and+prevention

Telethon Kids and the EndGame Strategy

If you are writing grants or need some materials to think about how to approach preventing RHD in your community this website contains useful information. https://www.telethonkids.org.au/our-research/research-topics/rheumatic-heart-disease/   

RHD Australia

This website contains clinical guidelines, e-learning and health promotion resources. This is the link https://www.rhdaustralia.org.au/