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What Is rheumatic heart disease?

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is chronic damage to the valves in the heart caused by repeated cases of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). This can be prevented.

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Resource of the month

This video for clinicians and health workers provides an overview of the different injection sites for Bicillin LA, as well as techniques and strategies that may help minimise the pain, stress and inconvenience for people with a history of acute rheumatic fever or rheumatic heart disease. Funded by Pfizer Australia, and produced by the Queensland Rheumatic Heart Disease Control Program and RHDAustralia.

      RHD Australia

RHDAustralia is based at Menzies School of Health Research.

The information contained in this website is not intended to be used as personal medical advice. Individuals with rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease should be under the care of a medical practitioner or other qualified health care professional.

RHDAustralia is not able to consult on individual health matters or provide funding for treatment or medical procedures.


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