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ARF/RHD: What we know we don't know - Prof Bart Currie

Professor Bart Currie is Team Leader, Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases at Menzies School of Health Research. Here he presents an overview of group A streptococcal susceptibility, acute rheumatic fever prevention, and secondary prophylaxis.

This presentation was delivered at the RHDAustralia Evening Symposium, Brisbane, 22 March 2016.

 

Advances in Research and Technology - Prof Jonathan Carapetis

Professor Jonathan Carapetis is Director of the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth WA. Here he presents an update of the advances in research and technology related to acute rheumatic fever diagnosis and treatment.

This presentation was delivered at the RHDAustralia Evening Symposium, Brisbane, 22 March 2016.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: West Kimberley Kriol

This short film contains an important health message in the West Kimberley Kriol language. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: Warlpiri

This short film contains an important health message in the Warlpiri language. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: Pitjantjatjara

This short film contains an important health message in the Pitjantjatjara language. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: Yolngu Matha

This short film contains an important health message in the Yolngu Matha language. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: Anindilyakwa

This short film contains an important health message in the Anindilyakwa language. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: Burarra

This short film contains an important health message in the Burarra language. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Important Health Message: prevent rheumatic fever: English

This short film contains an important health message in English. It contains information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural and remote Australian communities. Key messages include the importance of hand washing and healthy environments to prevent Strep A infections, prompt treatment for sore throats and skin sores, regular penicillin injections to stop acute rheumatic fever, and the impact of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Sticking to Treatment rap - Nelson Baker

West Australian performance artist Nelson Baker has turned his experience of living with rheumatic heart disease into a powerful video message for other young Australians. The rap Sticking to Treatment was written by Nelson and the music video was produced by Goolarri Media for the Western Australia Country Health Service. In this short video, Nelson talks about the importance of many years of regular penicillin needles to keep him healthy after having acute rheumatic fever.

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