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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

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Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic fever: Torres Strait Creole

This short clip carries important health warnings and information about preventing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This film is narrated in Torres Strait Creole language, please share it with communities who speak this language. Key messages for communities and families about the impact of acute rheumatic fever: people with rheumatic fever need penicillin in their body all the time to kill any strep germs and prevent heart damage; to prevent rheumatic fever; wash your hands; keep a clean house to keep the Strep germ away; and treat skin sores and sore throats. The film is now available in English and thirteen Indigenous languages. All are available in the RHDA resource database.
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