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Housing, Environment, and Health: New, Novel, and Next in Primordial Prevention

Thursday, 2 November
Start time: 11:15 am End time: 12:15 pm
Yas Grand 1,2,3
Track: Clinical Presentation & Contemporary Management

Maylene Shung-King
University of Cape Town

Liesl Zühlke
University of Cape Town


State of the Science and Strength of the Evidence, Patient Voice. Implementation, Dissemination, Cost. Moving past ‘a disease of poverty’ to understand specific environmental risk factors for ARF and RHD development
Rosemary Wyber (Telethon Kids Institute)

Understanding GAS transmission pathways and opportunities to intervene. Modern insights into the pathogenesis, epidemiology, and control of GAS infections
Shiranee Sriskandan  (Imperial College London)

How much progress have we made? Novel insights into the design and implementation of primordial prevention strategies
Anna Ralph (Menzies School of Health Research)

Remote community laundries – A shared vision for improved health and social impact
Le Smith (Heart Foundation of Australia)
Elizabeth Morgan-Brett (Aboriginal Investment Group)