Sore Throat & Rheumatic Fever Videos

Sore Throat & Rheumatic Fever Videos

Watch some videos which include stories of people who have survived rheumatic fever, and information about getting treatment and support.

Rheumatic Fever Informative Video

Tofiga Fepulea'i and Doctor Sarah Sciascia (a GP at Ora Toa Takapuwahia Medical Centre in Porirua) talk about sore throats and rheumatic fever.
See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

‘Stop sore throats hurting hearts' programme, New Zealand.

Rheumatic fever - a parent's perspective

Paula, mum to Riley and Hakopa, talks about what it was like when Hakopa got rheumatic fever.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

Rheumatic fever - a child's perspective

Talia'uli tells us what it was like to hear that he couldn't play rugby after he got rheumatic fever.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

Adeaze talk about rheumatic fever

Brothers Nainz Tupa'i and Viiz Tupa'i, also known as New Zealand band Adeaze, remember what happened when their cousin got rheumatic fever.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

Tila's story about rheumatic fever

Tila Maresala-Thompson is a whānau support worker and survivor of rheumatic fever.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

Clinicians talk about rheumatic fever

Dr Lance O'Sullivan is a Kaitaia GP. Dr Teuila Percival is a consultant paediatrician at Kidz First Children's Hospital. Together they tell us about the impact that rheumatic fever can have on a child's life and that of their family.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

Rheumatic fever - sore throat checks

Practice nurse Juanita To'o tells us what happens when you take a child to the sore throat clinic, and why it's important to take the full course of any antibiotics.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

Stop Sore Throats Hurting Hearts

The story of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme so far. 'Stop sore throats hurting hearts'. New Zealand's cross government prevention programme to reduce the incidence of rheumatic fever.

See the transcript at the Ministry of Health website.

This page last reviewed 27 October 2020.
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