O028 Role of Technology In Creating Rheumatic Heart Disease Awareness Among School-Going Children In Kenya
Matheka, Duncan M.
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Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common cardiovascular disease in Kenya and mainly affects school-going children. As a preventable disease, its incidence may be significantly reduced by educating the community on preventive measures. Educating children is crucial in combating the disease since they are especially vulnerable to streptococcal infection. The role of innovative training approaches (technology-based) among school-going children remains unverified.