Rheumatic Heart Disease

for Students


March 2015: WiRED Releases New Module in HIV/AIDS Series: Nutrition for HIV+ People

The link between nutrition and health is well known. Good nutrition is especially crucial to people with infections. To that end, WiRED just expanded its medical and health education modules on HIV/AIDS by creating one on nutrition. Read more »


March 2015: WiRED’s Dental Hygiene Modules Impact Armenian Children

For Armenians living in villages such as Karchaxbyur, located in the province of Gegharkunik, access to information on dental health can be a challenge. Read more »



March 2015: Spotlight: NCDs — Hypertension

How can a disease be a “silent killer” with no symptoms, no apparent illness, until it causes damage to our bodies? How can a disease be so dangerous that doctors recommend screening for it by age 3? Read more »


March 2015: Facebook Response to Kevin Mark Story

Facebook responders agree! Fifteen-year-old Kevin Mark has a remarkable story! “No matter where you come from, your dreams are valid,” says Lind Sonia B in response to reading about his accomplishments at WiRED’s Community Health Information Center in Obunga, Kenya. Read more »



March 2015: WiRED Echo Module Series Now Available in Portuguese

WiRED International now offers a complete module series on the echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Portuguese. These training modules will be used primarily in Brazil, where RHD is a serious health risk. Read more »




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