Are you currently living with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) or rheumatic heart disease (RHD) or caring for someone with ARF or RHD? Are you wondering what life will be like after diagnosis? On this page you'll find inspirational stories from people living with ARF or RHD, hear what life is like after diagnosis and find out what it means to care for someone with ARF or RHD.
Rates of ARF and RHD in Australia remain high. In Queensland, there are over 3000 people on the register living with ARF or RHD. That's why the Queensland RHD Register and Control Program has developed a set of resources to help people living with ARF and RHD and those who care for people living with ARF and RHD.