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Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services
It is a challenge for health professionals to educate people about the harm rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease has on the heart. This video uses plain language and diagrams of the heart to give health professionals and Health Workers a tool to help Aboriginal people understand rheumatic fever, and how to manage and prevent the disease.
English and Yolgnu languages are used with the help of an interpreter. The video is divided into three 'sessions', and comes with a story-telling guide.
The content includes:
The videos take about 35 minutes to go through.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
This video can help health professionals and Health Workers to educate Aboriginal people about rheumatic heart disease and rheumatic fever. It can be used for group or individual training sessions. The video can be viewed online and is divided into separate sections so the viewer can select the part they wish to view.
Northern Territory Department of Health and Families
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8999 2400