Rat Lungworm – Hana Community Update Meeting March 6

Rat Lungworm – Hana Community Update Meeting March 6

RLW Communication
Community meeting to provide updates on Rat Lungworm disease. Dr. Lorrin Pang from the Hawai'i Department of Health will be in attendance to give a presentation, along with other agencies and community members to provide updates on the state task force and the East Maui task force activities, prevention, vector control, education, diagnosis and treatment. Tuesday, March 6, 2018 5:30 - 7:00 pm Helene Hall View event on Facebook.
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Rat Lungworm disease Survivors Support Group 2/24

Rat Lungworm disease Survivors Support Group 2/24

Updates From the Field
Initial support group meeting for Rat Lungworm disease survivors. Caregivers and medical professionals also welcomed. We will talk story about long-term symptoms, treatment, resources, etc. The format is very open for what is most useful for those affected, but basically want to create a forum for survivors to share experiences and support with each other, and also create two-way communication with medical professionals to help deal with the unique chronic symptoms of this disease. Saturday, February 24, 10am - noon Hana Old School Cafeteria
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Island Issues podcasts: interviews on RLW

Diagnosis and Treatment, Food Safety, In the news, RLW Communication
Sherry Bracken did a four-part series of interviews on LAVA 105.3 regarding rat lungworm disease, that are available now as podcasts on their website. Click the title of each podcast to go to the page where the audio can be download. Rat Lungworm–the basics with Dr Jon Martell, Dr Susan Jarvi, Marlena Dixon We begin our updates on angiostrongylus, rat lungworm, a truly horrific disease, with a rebroadcast of our 2015 basics with Dr. Jon Martell of Hilo Medical Center, Dr Susan Jarvi of UH Hilo College of Pharmacy, and Marlena Dixon, representing State Department of Health.  In coming weeks we get an update from Drs Martell and Jarvi, plus an interview with State Department of Health about the $1 million they’ve been allocated for the disease and with members of the…
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