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Preventing recurrent rheumatic fever: the role of register based programmes


Despite dramatic gains of the last century, acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease remain major preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in many parts of the world

  • ARF, acute rheumatic fever
  • RHD, rheumatic heart disease
  • WHO, World Health Organization
  • rheumatic fever
  • rheumatic heart disease
  • prevention
  • disease registers

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