10-year educational programme aimed at rheumatic fever in two French Caribbean islands.

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BACKGROUND In less developed countries, rheumatic fever still occurs. We started a long-term educational programme in two French Caribbean islands that was directed at the public and at health-care workers to see whether we could reduce the incidence of rheumatic fever. METHODS Our 10-year programme started in 1981 in Martinique and Guadeloupe, and was… (More)

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@article{Bach199610yearEP, title={10-year educational programme aimed at rheumatic fever in two French Caribbean islands.}, author={J. F. Bach and Serge Chalons and E Forier and Gis{\`e}le Elana and J Jouanelle and S K Kayemba and D Delbois and Annick Mosser and C Saint-Aim{\'e} and Colette Berchel}, journal={Lancet}, year={1996}, volume={347 9002}, pages={644-8} }