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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Patients, Families & Communities

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

Sydenham's Chorea 2

Demonstration of a young girl with chorea

Sydenham's Chorea

Demonstration of a young boy with chorea

Rayboy's Story

Story of teenager - Rayboy, going to clinic for BPG and looking after younger child who also needs BPG

Acute rheumatic fever signs and symptoms - Dr Bo Remenyi

A very concise 1min 38sec audio recording of Dr Bo Remenyi talking about the signs and symptoms of acute rheumatic. Quick and to the point. If your children have any of these symptoms take them to the clinic straight away.

Sharing a Heartbeat: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (KRIOL)

This is a 13 minute film directed by Indigenous women about fertility, pregnancy and family for young Indigenous women who have rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This is culturally appropriate health information for a target audience of girls and young women from ages 13 to 20s who have mild to moderate RHD. It does not cover severe RHD and valve repair or replacements. Friends and families of young women may also like to view this film to better understand how to support young women have a healthy pregnancy.

Sharing a Heartbeat: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (ENGLISH)

This is a 12 minute film directed by Indigenous women about fertility, pregnancy and family for young Indigenous women who have rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This is culturally appropriate health information for a target audience of girls and young women from ages 13 to 20s who have mild to moderate RHD. It does not cover severe RHD and valve repair or replacements. Friends and families of young women may also like to view this film to better understand how to support young women have a healthy pregnancy.

Patient Story - SA Health Rheumatic Heart Disease Awareness

This video provides a snapshot of a patient/family story which has been paired with clinical detail to raise awareness of rheumatic heart disease.

Benny's Journey - video for young people (ENGLISH)

Animated video about ARF and RHD, why Bicillin injections are important and why sore throats need to be taken seriously and see a doctor immediately.

Benny's Journey - video for young people (TORRES STRAIT CREOLE)

Animated video about ARF and RHD, why Bicillin injections are important and why sore throats need to be taken seriously and see a doctor immediately and see a doctor immediately.

Eddie Masina with a Stayin' Strong health message

This Stayin' Strong message featuring Eddie Masina is a segment of a larger interview Eddie Masina did with 98.9FM - Brisbane Indigenous Media Association.

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