Dr Bo Remenyi assessing for Rheumatic Heart Disease in a child from Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory
A boy from Wadeye in the Northern Territory shows his fresh open heart surgery scar caused by RHD.
Dr Bo Remenyi, consults with Roderick Brown on how RHD is affecting his family in Maningrida, Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory

Aspen Foundation sponsors Take Heart sequel

The Aspen Foundation is proud to be partnering once again with Moonshine Agency to bring the next chapter in the Take Heart story to audiences across Australia and the world.

Take Heart has been placing the spotlight on Rheumatic Heart Disease in our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders population - a life-threatening disease that is 100% preventable.

The original 2016 documentary focused on the problem. Whereas the sequel will provide hope in what the solution to that problem looks like.

Poster of Take Heart documentary, supported by Aspen Foundation

Aspen Foundation continues to support award-winning documentary Take Heart

The Aspen Foundation is delighted to continue its support to rid Australia of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) by supporting a screening of Take Heart: The Quest to Rid Australasia of Rheumatic Heart Disease at the University of Canberra. The screening will take place on 03 May 2019.

Tackling Trachoma on World Sight Day

As featured in Partyline's December 2015 issue, pages 39 - 40.

The blind can now type

Featured in the Solomon Star on 1 December 2015.

Making progress in closing the gap in Indigenous eye health

The work of the IEHU is supported by Aspen Medical through the Aspen Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to significantly reduce or eradicate key illnesses in the Australian community.

Foundation to support documentary about those living with Rheumatic Heart Disease

The Aspen Foundation has joined the quest to rid the world of Rheumatic Heart Disease by supporting the Take Heart project. 

Scholarship to fast track Aboriginal Health Practitioners towards becoming Registered Nurses launched

The Aspen Foundation has announced a scholarship program aimed at fast tracking Aboriginal Health Practitioners towards becoming Registered Nurses. 

Free online eye health training modules

The first Australian free online training resources on eye health and diabetes was launched on 28 May 2014 in Alice Springs.

Eradicating Trachoma in the Indigenous population

In 2009 the Aspen Foundation partnered with the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Eye Health Unit led by Professor Hugh Taylor and the Christian Blind Mission, to eradicate Trachoma in the Indigenous population.