Journal article

Adherence to secondary antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with rheumatic heart disease diagnosed through screening in Fiji

Daniel Engelman, Reapi L Mataika, Joseph H Kado, Maureen Ah Kee, Susan Donath, Tom Parks, Andrew C Steer

Tropical Medicine & International Health | WILEY | Published : 2016


Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful for the support and assistance of health clinic staff, the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services and Fiji RHD Control Program. Jonathan Carapetis, Terry Nolan, Jim Tulloch, Samantha Colquhoun and Brenton Ward provided valuable advice on study design. This project was supported by Cure Kids New Zealand. DE and ACS are both supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council/National Heart Foundation research fellowships. DE is also supported by the University of Melbourne Nossal Global Scholars program. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript.