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Rheumatic fever (2007)

Author

Rural Health Education Foundation

Publisher

Rural Health Education Foundation

City

Deakin, ACT

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This DVD aims to reduce the incidence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Indigenous Australians by educating young Aboriginal people about rheumatic fever, the risks to their health, and how to prevent those risks. The message is delivered by high profile Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a manner that will appeal to young Indigenous Australians. The DVD runs for approximately six minutes.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

The resource is designed to be shown to young Aboriginal people to make them aware of rheumatic heart disease. It can be used in clinics, schools and communities throughout Australia. It can be used to stimulate discussions with students about how to prevent RHD.

Contact details

Rural Health Education Foundation
Ph: (02) 6232 5480
Fax: (02) 6232 5484
Email: rhef@rhef.com.au

Canberra head office
Unit 17K
2 King Street
Deakin ACT 2600
PO Box 324
Curtin ACT 2605

Sydney office
Ground floor
810 Pacific Highway
Gordon NSW 2072
PO Box 62
Gordon NSW 2072

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Last updated: 20 May 2014
 
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