Rheumatic Heart Disease

for Students



April 2015: WiRED Releases Module on Menstruation

Understanding her menstrual cycle is an important part of a woman’s overall health. For many young girls, feelings of fear, shame and confusion are associated with this natural, healthy biological occurrence. It is wise to educate a girl about her reproductive abilities and contraceptive choices before she starts to menstruate. Read more »



April 2015: WiRED RHD Module for Students Now Available in Four Languages

Although rheumatic heart disease or RHD is completely preventable, it affects millions of people worldwide, two-thirds of them children in low-resource countries. Read more »



April 2015: WiRED’s Latest Release Is Module on Dehydration

Dehydration leads to 1.5 million deaths each year — mostly in young children from developing countries. The tragedy is that with simple treatment these lives could have been saved. Read more »




April 2015: National Public Health Week Is April 6–12, 2015

National Public Health Week is here! To get the ball rolling, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring National Public Health Week and acknowledging the value of public health workers to our country every day. Read more »


April 2015: Makeover Complete for WiRED’s Learning Center

WiRED International’s Health Education Learning Portal has a new look! In addition to redesigning our main website, WiRED also renovated the website for our Learning Center. Read more »




Recipient of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2009
Organizational Public Health Hero Award. Read more >
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