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RHD Australia

Videos

The Makulkul Mob - Wadeye

A music video from the community of Wadeye. The kids sing about strong hearts and strong bodies in the local language of Murrinhpatha. Produced by Red Dust and showcasing the talented students from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School, they highlight nutrition, physical activity, hygiene and beign smoke free for a healthy heart. The song also introduces the signs that students should be aware in relation to rheumatic fever, which affects the heart.

Rheumatic valve disease New Zealand perspective

Powerpoint presentation delivered at RHDAustralia Evening Symposium, Brisbane, 22nd March 2016 by Dr. Adam El Gamel (Clinical Director Cardiac Surgery
at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, NZ and Associate Professor at Auckland University). This is an overview of RHD and cardiac surgery, including surgical considerations, tissue vs mechanical valves.

Cardiac Surgery: Patient's Journey

Powerpoint presentation by Dr Bo Remenyi at the RHDAustralia Evening Symposium, Brisbane, 22 March 2016. Dr. Remenyi is a paediatric cardiologist at Royal Darwin Hospital, and describes the journey of 2 children from diagnosis of rheumatic fever through heart failure and heart surgery. It includes the additonal pressure exerted on the family when a child is in hospital.

Unresolved Issues in ARF and RHD: What we know we don't know

Power point presented by Professor Bart Currie at the RHDAustralia Evening Symposium, Brisbane, 22 March 2016. Professor Bart Currie is Director of RHDAustralia and Team leader, Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases at Menzies School of Health Research. This presentation includes Group A Strep susceptibility, prevention, optimal prophylaxis, BPG dosing

Advances in Research and Technology

Advances in Research and Technology, presented by Professor Jonathan Carapetis at the RHDAustralia Evening Symposium, Brisbane, 22 March 2016. Professor Carapetis is the Director at Telethon Kids and Director RhEACH (Rheumatic Heart Disease Evidence Advocacy Communication Hope), a technical support and policy translation initiative to amplify rheumatic heart disease control efforts locally, regionally and globally.

Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic fever: West Kimberley Kriol

From the Take Heart film, this short clip carries important health warnings and information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This film is narrated in West Kimberly Kriol language, please share it with communities who understand this language.

Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic fever: Warlpiri

From the Take Heart film, this short clip carries important health warnings and information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This film is narrated in Walpiri language, please share it with appropriate communities in Australia.

Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic fever: Pitjantjatjara

From the Take Heart film, this short clip carries important health warnings and information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This film is narrated in Pitjantjatjara language, please share it with appropriate communities in Australia.

Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic fever: Yolgnu Matha

From the Take Heart film, this short clip carries important health warnings and information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This film is narrated in Yolgnu Matha, please share it with the communities in the Northern Territory, Australia.

Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic fever: Anindilyakwa

From the Take Heart film, this short clip carries important health warnings and information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This film is narrated in Anindilyakwa language, please share it with appropriate communities in Australia.

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