MJA Podcast: Eradicating rheumatic heart disease, with Prof Jonathan Carapetis, AM


Rheumatic heart disease is almost unique to the Indigenous and Torres Strait Island population and is driven by social determinants of health such as poverty, overcrowding, poor hygiene conditions.

Professor Jonathan Carapetis, AM, is Director of Telethon Kids Institute and co-Chair of the END-RHD Coalition. He talks about a blueprint to eradicate rheumatic heart disease in Australia with MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn about the blueprint to eradicate rheumatic heart disease in Australia.


Type: MJA podcast

Duration: 20mins

Podcast: Vol 213, Issue 3: 26 July 2020


Medical Journal of Australia
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Indigenous Health
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Health Administrator, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Paramedic, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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