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2017

AMOSS at Women and Heart Disease Forum

June, 2017

AMOSS' Geri Vaughan attended the Women and Heart Disease Forum, aimed at shining a light on lived experience of women and heart disease.

AMOSS at World Congress of Public Health

April, 2017

Professor Liz Sullivan chats with Mika Gissler of the Nordic Obstetric Surveillance System (Finland) for the recent World Congress of Public Health in Melbourne.

2016

Just published: Amniotic Fluid Embolism as a cause of maternal mortality in China

November, 2016

The aim of this study was to analyse the maternal mortality ratio, demographic and pregnancy related details in women who suffered a fatal amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) in China.

AMOSS receives grant for world-first study on cardiac disease in pregnancy

October, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan, with an outstanding team of investigators including cardiac and obstetric medicine and Aboriginal health, has been awarded the Heart Foundation NSW Cardiovascular Netw

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan discusses the impact of rheumatic heart disease

September, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan has been interviewed on radio 2-SER about the impact of rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy. The interview also details NHMRC-funded research into the condition. 

AMOSS visits Alice Springs

September, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Sullivan presented at the recent Society of Obstetric Medicine ANZ (SOMANZ)/Internal Medicine Society of ANZ (IMSANZ) meeting on the impact of rheumatic heart disease in pregnan

AMOSS visits the Kimberley

August, 2016

Nearly 90 participants across remote, maternity care, Aboriginal health, and other agencies gathered at the Chronic Diseases workshop in Derby WA to hear powerful stories, including the impact of r

AMOSS at Brisbane RHD Qld Workshop and Symposium

April, 2016

This sold-out workshop and evening symposium highlighted the growing interest – and concern – of Qld health professionals on the impact of rheumatic fever and RHD.

College of Midwives to host annual Walk with Midwives event on 5 May 2016

March, 2016

The Australian College of Midwives is celebrating the International Day of the Midwife by holding the annual Walk with Midwives event.  

Short film released about Rheumatic Heart Disease in pregnancy

January, 2016

Moonshine Movies, in collaboration with RHD Australia and AMOSS, have released a short film on Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) in pregnancy.

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