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Rheumatic Heart Disease Pilbara Twilight Seminar

29 June @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

FORGOTTEN BUT NOT GONE – Building capacity to end RHD in the Pilbara

Tuesday 29 June 2021 | 5:30pm for 6.00pm start
Karratha International Hotel (Goldfinch Conference Room)
Buffet dinner and soft drinks provided.

Keynote speaker:

  • Dr James Marangou – Cardiologist (Fiona Stanley Hospital and Menzies Institute)

The Pilbara has high rates of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD). These conditions predominantly affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and are entirely preventable. Are you passionate about joining this movement to end RHD and improve health equity? Come along to this inaugural seminar and learn from leading experts in the field!

Topics discussed will include:

  • Detection, diagnosis and management of ARF/RHD
  • The new clinical guidelines for ARF/RHD
  • Improving secondary prophylaxis adherence
    – enablers and barriers
  • Innovative projects in RHD screening
  • Pilbara case scenarios
  • Open forum with expert panel members

To register please visit ruralhealthwest.eventsair.com/rhd2021/reg

For further information about the PHPN or this event email contact@phpn.com.au


29 June
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Karratha International Hotel
Corner of Hillview and Millstream Roads
Karratha, WA Australia
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0478 020 176