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n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - The challenges of improving benzathine penicillin usage for prevention of rheumatic fever in Africa - editorial

Volume 30 Number 6
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745

Abstract

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is arguably the most preventable of all cardiovascular diseases, but remains an important global health challenge. While acute rheumatic fever (ARF) frequently causes death, chronic rheumatic heart disease is an important cause of chronic heart failure1 and associated premature mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).

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