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Australian efforts to end Rheumatic Heart Disease were given the big thumbs up by the World Health Assembly in Geneva over the weekend. The roadmap has been devised by Telethon Kids Institute Director Prof Jonathan Carapetis, the Menzies School of Health Research and kickstarted by Minister for Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt.

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Breathing Easy

And effective drugs for those suffering with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – Trelegy Ellipta will be reimbursed by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from June 1.

Know yourself

A survey of health consumers found that 96% of us want to have access to our health information and 90% want to be asked for permission if any government or business want to use it. The survey was instigated by the Consumers Health Forum and NPS MedicineWise.

Peer support

A report by UWA researchers has found that parents living in anti-vax communities but who would like to vaccinate their children need peer support.

Read how doctors are monitoring adverse vax events

Perth child psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg wants smartphones to be banned from primary school.

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United People of Adventure

A dozen people on motorbikes, the heat, rain and mud of north-eastern Madagascar and throw in a few million mosquitoes. German motorcycle accessories company, Touratech, pulled the project together and, in April 2016, Dr Rob Davies went along for the ride.

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