Important Health Message – Acute Rheumatic Fever

Important Health Message – Acute Rheumatic Fever

SHORT FILMS This is a health warning. Right now, many of our children and young males and females in our community are getting Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease. This is serious. Rheumatic Fever can damage our heart. Watch out for children and young males...
Take Heart Africa Road to Addis

Take Heart Africa Road to Addis

SHORT FILMS The Road to Addis speaks to the Africa Union’s ‘Addis Ababa Communique on eradication of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Africa’. This short film features Professor Bongani Mayosi (South Africa), Dr John Musuku (Zambia) and Dr Liesl Zühlke...
Secondary Prophylaxis

Secondary Prophylaxis

SHORT FILMS Part of the reason Liddy is having his third operation is due to him not keeping on track with his strict program of monthly antibiotic medication. This treatment is called Secondary Prophylaxis. Every 3 to 4 weeks children and young adults who have known...
Acute Rheumatic Fever

Acute Rheumatic Fever

SHORT FILMS Did you know that sometimes skin infections and throat infections can cause Rheumatic Fever. Also some children don’t go to doctors as often as they should. Often Rheumatic Fever is detected very late because patients, doctors and nurses are not aware of...