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RHD Australia is the National Coordination Unit supporting the control of rheumatic heart disease in Australia.

Funded under the Australian government’s Rheumatic Fever Strategy, RHD Australia is based at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, and has a vision that no child in Australia should die as a result of ARF and its complications. To this end, RHD Australia works in various capacities, including support of RHD Control Programs through technical assistance, education and training, and data analysis and quality improvement; managing and developing quality data collection and reporting systems; promoting evidence-based best practice through educational and training resources developed in line with Australian guidelines for prevention; and working with affiliated organisations to increase community awareness of ARF/RHD and its prevention.