Therapeutics for rheumatic fever and heart disease

Almost 90% of cases of acute rheumatic fever occur in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Treatment aims to relieve symptoms, eradicate infection and mitigate cardiac damage. — Read on http://www.nps.org.au/australian-prescriber/articles/therapeutics-for-rheumatic-fever-and-rheumatic-heart-disease

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Deadly Health Jobs – inspiring the next generation of Indigenous health professionals — Island Docs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Professionals make valuable contributions to healthcare across Australia through their clinical and cultural knowledge skills. Creating sustainable career pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers in the health sector is vital to help close the gap in Indigenous health outcomes. In an effort to… via Deadly…

Rheumatic Heart Disease

This talk was recorded live on the second day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at http://www.dftb18.com. Josh is a paediatric infectious disease specialist from Darwin in the… via…