Skip to main content

Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Patients, Families & Communities

Patients, Families & Communities resource page about acute rheumatic fever (ARF) or rheumatic heart disease (RHD).

Rheumatic Heart Disease - Sioana 'Gayili' Yunipingu

Gayili talks about her experience with rheumatic heart disease. (includes English subtitles)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this resource may contain images and voices of people who have died. 

What is rheumatic fever? - Arabic

This poster presented in Arabic, includes information about the causes, signs, symptoms and prevention of acute rheumatic fever. (A4 size)

Boom Boom!

Boom Boom is a song written by children who live in the remote Northern Territory community of Barunga. This short video aims to teach other children how to prevent rheumatic heart disease.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this resource may contain images and voices of people who have died. 

Children's activity book

Heart health-based activity and colour-in booklet for primary school-aged children.

Injection Reminder cards

These cards are desiged to by used by health staff and people with acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease as a reminder of the date of the next penicillin injection.

How can I Stop Rheumatic Fever? A3 client poster

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

What is Rheumatic Fever? - Non-Indigenous

This poster includes information about the causes, signs, symptoms and prevention of acute rheumatic fever. (A4 size)

What is Rheumatic Fever? - Indigenous

This poster includes information about the causes, signs, symptoms and prevention of acute rheumatic fever. (A4 size)

Strong Heart Strong Body booklet – Indigenous version

This booklet presented in English, contains information about the signs and symptoms of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, how to manage them, and how to prevent complications.

Strong Heart Strong Body booklet – Non-Indigenous

This booklet presented in English, contains information about the signs and symptoms of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, how to manage them, and how to prevent complications.

Pages