Heart of Africa Book launched 12 October 2016 Cameroon

  • 02 November 2016 | Heart of Africa Book launched 12 October 2016 Cameroon

Heart of Africa Book launched 12 October 2016 Cameroon

On Monday 12 October 2016, the “Heart of Africa” Book was launched in Douala, Cameroon by three of the Editors Professors Simon Stewart, Karen Sliwa and Ana Mocumbi (and on behalf of Professors Albertino Damasceno and Mpiko Ntsekhe). Also present was Dr Anastase Dzudie (contributor and meeting convener), Dr Kemi Tibazarwa (contributor) and Ms Kimberley Keates (associate editor)

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The heart of Africa: succeeding against the odds

  • 31 October 2016 | The heart of Africa: succeeding against the odds

The heart of Africa: succeeding against the odds

South Africa and other areas of sub-Saharan Africa have in the past 20 years undergone rapid demo-graphical changes, largely due to urbanization and changes in lifestyle. This rapid change has led to a marked increase in specific cardiac conditions, such as hypertensive heart disease and coronary artery disease (with the highest prevalence in the middle-aged population), in conjunction with a range of other heart diseases, which are historically common in Africa—eg, rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathies, and unoperated congenital heart disease.

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PASCAR SECOND NAMIBIAN SOCIETY OF CATH LAB ALLIED PROFESSIONALS WORKSHOP, 15 OCTOBER 2016

  • 19 October 2016 | PASCAR SECOND NAMIBIAN SOCIETY OF CATH LAB ALLIED PROFESSIONALS WORKSHOP, 15 OCTOBER 2016

Saturday, 15 October 2016 at the Windhoek Country Club, Windhoek

PASCAR/ISCAP with Boston Scientific (BSC), Philips and Astrazeneca joint investment in the establishment of the Namibian Society of Cath Lab Allied Professionals

“ADVANCING TOGETHER IN ONE ACCORD”

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PASCAR Heart Failure Task Force

  • 28 September 2016

PASCAR & Tanzania Cardiac Conference, Dar Es Salaam 20-22 April 2016

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PASCAR NAMIBIAN MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ECG WORKSHOP, 3 SEPTEMBER 2016

  • 09 September 2016 | PASCAR NAMIBIAN MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ECG WORKSHOP, 3 SEPTEMBER 2016

Namibian Medical Professionals ECG Workshop - In partnership with PASCAR

3 September 2016 – Windhoek

 

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PASCAR FIRST NAMIBIAN SOCIETY OF CATHLAB ALLIED PROFESSIONALS - BACK TO BASICS WORKSHOP, 04 JUNE 2016

  • 30 June 2016 | PASCAR FIRST NAMIBIAN SOCIETY OF CATHLAB ALLIED PROFESSIONALS - BACK TO BASICS WORKSHOP, 04 JUNE 2016

Saturday, 04 June 2016 at the Windhoek Country Club, Windhoek

PASCAR/ISCAP and Boston Scientific (BSC) joint investment in the establishment of the Namibian Society of Cathlab Allied Professionals

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PASCAR First PASCAR First All Africa Cardiac Imaging Conference (Khartoum, Sudan)

  • 03 June 2016 | PASCAR First All Africa Cardiac Imaging Conference (Khartoum, Sudan)

In February 2016 Prof. Karen Sliwa participated as an invited speaker at the PASCAR First Cardiac Imaging conference, which took place jointly with the Sudan Heart Society’s Fourth International Conference, in Khartoum, Sudan.

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TAKE HEART AFRICA "Road to Addis"

  • 01 June 2016

The Road to Addis speaks to the Africa Union’s ‘Addis Ababa Communique on eradication of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Africa’.

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PASCAR Heart Failure Task Force Meeting Report (20 April 2016 Tanzania)

  • 30 May 2016 | PASCAR Heart Failure Task Force Meeting Report (20 April 2016 Tanzania)

Prof. Karen Sliwa-Hahnle held the Pan-African Cardiac Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Task Force meeting jointly with the first Tanzania Cardiac Conference in Dar es Salaam (20-22 April 2016).

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PASCAR and Boston Scientific joint investment in Sub Sahara Africa - SunEcho Allied Program

  • 26 May 2016 | PASCAR SunEcho Allied Program

PASCAR and Boston Scientific continues their investment in the skills development in Sub Sahara Africa to develop, support and guide Allied’s.

Edward Rieth was identified as candidate for an extensive 6 month training program in Echocardiography for qualified Clinical Technologist who specialise in cardiology. The course started on the 4th of April 2016 and will conclude on 30 September 2016. The host unit is Division of Cardiology, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital South Africa. The program is under the guidance of Prof Anton Doubell (Head of Department) and Dr Alfonso Pecoraro (Program Director).  The objective of the fellowship is to upgrade the candidate’s skills in specifically echocardiography for adults but also include paediatric.

The training program consist of the following
o General echocardiography including paediatrics
o Electrophysiology lectures
o Cath lab hands on training
o Hands on echocardiography training with tutor

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Professor Bongani Mawethu Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and professor and former head of the Department of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and UCT, was born in uMthatha in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province on January 28,1967. He died in Cape Town on July 27, 2018.

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