Kids & heart disease
THE Federal Government has announced the commitment of $150,000 for the establishment of a Na onal Childhood Heart Disease Ac on Plan to be jointly developed with HeartKids.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said the plan would focus on uncovering new treatments and care op ons for the more than 64,000 Australians affected by congenital or childhood heart disease.
“The plan will be a co‐ordinated policy for this disease and it recognises the fantas c work already undertaken by HeartKids,” Hunt said.
“It will also drive collabora on in research priorities, educa on, services and community awareness to better support people living with this condi on.”
Go to health.gov.au for more.