Drive launched to curb heart disease deaths

Kenyan Heart National Foundation Founder and CEO, Elizabeth Gatumia (right), Francis Kanyingi (center) a Rheumatic Heart Disease survivor and his mother Jane Wangare (left) speaking in commitment to fight Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) in the country. Photo/JEFF ANGOTE

What you need to know:

  • An untreated sore throat could lead to complication that is expensive to treat
  • Children are most affected

Eleven children die daily in Kenya from rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

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