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24 May 2019

RHD in Timor-Leste paper wins MJA MDA National Prize for Excellence in Medical Research

Dr Joshua Francis accepts the Medical Journal of Australia / MDA National Prize for Excellence in Medical Research at the Australian Medical Association National Conference
Dr Joshua Francis accepts the Medical Journal of Australia / MDA National Prize for Excellence in Medical Research at the Australian Medical Association National Conference

Congratulations to Dr Joshua Francis & all co-authors of "Rheumatic heart disease in Timor-Leste school students: an echocardiography-based prevalence study" on being awarded the 2018 The Medical Journal of Australia / MDA National Prize for Excellence in Medical Research at the Australian Medical Association National Conference.

Reach are thrilled to have three members of our team as co-authors of this important work, Professor Jonathan Carapetis, Timothy Johnson and Januario Dos Santos representing our board, staff & Community Advisory Network. You can access the full paper here.

Co-authors of the paper from Telethon Kids Institute and Reach, Professor Jonathan Carapetis and Timothy Johnson

Co-authors of the paper from Telethon Kids Institute and Reach, Professor Jonathan Carapetis and Timothy Johnson