Authors

Rosemary Wyber

MBChB, MPH, FRACGP, The George Institute for Global Health, NSW; END RHD Head of Strategy, Telethon Kids Institute, WA; Senior Adjunct Research Fellow, University of Western Australia, WA


Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever

Primary prevention is the prompt antibiotic treatment of Strep A infection, and it can reduce the risk of developing acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.