Clinical outcomes for young people with screening-detected and clinically-diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in Fiji
Daniel Engelman, Reapi L Mataika, Maureen Ah Kee, Susan Donath, Tom Parks, Samantha M Colquhoun, Jonathan R Carapetis, Joseph H Kado, Andrew C Steer
International Journal of Cardiology | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2017
We are grateful for the support and assistance of the Fiji RHD Control Program and Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services, including the Health Information Unit. Terry Nolan, Jim Tulloch and Bo Remenyi provided valuable advice on study design. This project was supported by Cure Kids New Zealand. DE, SMC and ACS are supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council research fellowships. DE and ACS are also supported by National Heart Foundation of Australia 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.