Rat Lungworm Support Group and Presentation on Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment

SAVE THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS ON RAT LUNGWORM

Wednesday, September 12:

  • Join us for the Rat Lungworm Support Group featuring Dr. Kristin Rajala, Director of Behavioral Health at the Hawaii Island Family Health Center and Behavioral Science Faculty at the Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency. The support group meets at 4:00-6:00 pm at the Keaau Community Center, 16-186 Pili Mua Street in Keaau. For more information, contact Elena Cabatu at (808) 932-3160 or ecabatu@hhsc.org.

Wednesday, October 10:

  • Healthcare providers, RLW survivors and caregivers are invited to hear members of the Governor’s Taskforce on Rat Lungworm present evidence-based guidelines outlining the best practices for early diagnosis and management of neuroangiostrongyliasis (RLWD). This Continuing Medical Education presentation will be held at 8:00 am in Hilo Medical Center’s Nursing Conference Rooms on the first floor – 1190 Waianuenue Avenue. For more information, contact June Ikeda at (808) 932-3176 or jikeda@hhsc.org. Click on the link to read the August 30 story by the Honolulu Star Advertiser, Hawaii rat lungworm task force creates new guidelines for faster diagnosis.
  • Join the Rat Lungworm Support Group featuring members of the Governor’s Taskforce on Rat Lungworm will present a set of evidence-based guidelines outlining the best practices for early diagnosis and management of the disease. The support group meets at 4:00-6:00 pm at the Keaau Community Center, 16-186 Pili Mua Street in Keaau. For more information, contact Elena Cabatu at (808) 932-3160 or ecabatu@hhsc.org.

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