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  1. Video for Keeping rheumatic fever at bay
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    Keeping rheumatic fever at bay

    A Māori health provider is urging young Māori and Pacific Islanders who have suffered from rheumatic fever to keep with the GP programme to avoid catching it again.

  2. Video for Rheumatic fever cases on the rise across Aotearoa
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    Rheumatic fever cases on the rise across Aotearoa

    Children’s rheumatic fever rates in Wellington have shot up by 25% in the past week. Case numbers are up across the whole country and Porirua GP, Dr Sarah Sciascia warns whānau Māori of this deadly disease.

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    Rheumatic fever numbers up across Aotearoa

    There's been a dramatic spike in the number of Wellington children in hospital with rheumatic fever and case numbers are up across the whole country.

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    Rheumatic Fever patients' racism claim

    A report behind studying increases in rheumatic fever in Māori and Pacific people has uncovered claims of racism and 'rough handling' of patients suffering from the disease.  

  5. Video for Rheumatic fever app targets Samoan communities
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    Rheumatic fever app targets Samoan communities

    An app aimed at minimising the staggering amount children affected by rheumatic fever is now available in the Samoan Language. The app was developed after an English and Reo Māori version was launched last year. Its huge success has triggered a demand to develop it further to incorporate other languages.

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    $1mill fund to reduce rheumatic fever in Māori communities

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced a new $1 million one-off fund aimed at increasing awareness and reducing rheumatic fever in high-risk Māori communities.

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    Rheumatic Fever Awareness campaign 2016

    The Rheumatic Fever Awareness Campaign runs from 1 May to 31 August and it includes existing advertisements to be used across TV, radio, print and social media channels.

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    Health experts work towards preventing rheumatic fever

    Preventing and controlling rheumatic fever across New Zealand and Australia is the main focus of a meeting to be held.

  9. Whakatāne paediatrician, Dr John Malcolm - Photo / supplied
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    Whakatāne doctor wins prestigious Australasian award

    Whakatāne paediatrician, Dr John Malcolm, has been awarded the 2015 Royal Australasian College of Physicians Rural and Remote Medal for 25 years of service in the Bay of Plenty region.

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