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ARF & RHD - Healthier Families for Future Generations

Healthier Families for Future Generations - a film by the Apunipima Cape York Health Council. Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease is common in kids and teens across the Cape. It starts with a Strep A germ which can infect the throat (sore throats) and the skin (skin sores). Without treatment (antibiotics) these sore throats and skin sores can develop into ARF & RHD. If you or your child has a sore throat or skin sore go to the clinic to get checked out.

Healthier Families for Future Generations - a film by the Apunipima Cape York Health Council. Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease is common in kids and teens across the Cape.
Developed by 
Apunipima Cape York Health Council
Year of publication 
2021