The article shows the prevalence and health and social significance of acute rheumatic fever in children in the world and Ukraine. Presents modern approaches to diagnosis, treatment, conduct primary and secondary prevention of this disease are shown.
Pediatric rheumatology, the health of the baby. Organization of pediatric rheumatologists.
With the aim of improving the quality of life of people with disorders of the musculoskeletal system the who has declared 2000-2010 the "Decade of bones and joints" (The Bone and Joint Decade). Because their lesions are a common cause of chronic pain syndromes and disability. So, we must raise awareness about this disease, and interventions aimed at reducing suffering and social consequences of diseases of the joints, spine, Oost-oporose, severe limb injuries and orthopaedic disorders. To achieve this goal encouraged the participation of patients in the fight against their illnesses, promotes cost-effective prevention and treatment, funded research work in this direction.