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In August, RHD Action – of which World Heart Federation is a founding member – was delighted to launch its latest publication, “United to End Rheumatic Heart Disease: RHD Action Prospectus 2017”.
The Prospectus sets out ten priorities that form the core of RHD Action’s future plans. These priorities are organized into a ‘pyramid’ structure, and are divided into three main categories:
Our 2017 Prospectus details some of RHD Action’s key achievements to date in each of these areas, including:
Achieving these goals will require the support from a wide variety of stakeholders within the RHD community and beyond. The 2017 Prospectus outlines these key next steps as RHD Action work towards putting this preventable disease in the history books.
For more information on the Prospectus and how you can contribute, please get in touch via email@example.com
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