Rheumatic heart disease
Rheumatic heart disease is a condition that develops when the body’s heart valves are damaged by rheumatic fever. It is serious, but it’s also entirely preventable.
Rheumatic fever is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the body's connective tissues, especially those of the heart, joints, brain and skin.
The services described on this page are designed to improve access to healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
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This Reconciliation Week, celebrate the good news in indigenous health
The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has seen several improvements in recent years. To mark Reconciliation Week, here are 6 good news stories.
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