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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia


QLD COVID-19 Resource for ARF and RHD patients

Stay healthy with Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) during COVID-19. Information for patients, parents or carers.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Sheet

At RHDA we’d like to send a message of support to the RHD community in these unprecedented times of this global pandemic. There are many questions about whether children and young adults with rheumatic heart disease are likely to get more unwell than other people if they develop COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection. This document addresses those issues.

Educator tools – primordial and primary prevention of ARF and RHD

PowerPoint presentation based on ‘Primordial prevention and social determinants of acute rheumatic fever’ and ‘Primary prevention’ chapters from The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition); 2020. Educators can download and use this as a base for clinical education sessions. Notes for each slide are included to facilitate conversation and prompt discussion.

Stop rheumatic heart disease

Poster: stop rheumatic heart disease. sore throat, skin sores, joint pain, fever? Go to the clinic.
A poster developed by South Australia Health

A message from Yalmay Yunupingu Yirrkala Community

Yalmay speaks in Yolngu language in this 2 minute Video about the prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

Childrens activity book

Heart health based activity and colouring in booklet, aimed at primary school aged children.

Bicillin Date Wheel

Date wheel to assist calculating the date when a Bicillin injection is next due

Injection Reminder cards

Cards to record next appointment

Fevers and Joint Pains? A3 clinician poster

Poster to assist health professionals diagnose and treat suspected ARF cases

How can I Stop Rheumatic Fever? A3 client poster

How can I Stop Rhematic Fever? A3 size poster explaining how to prevent ARF.