Nature Reviews Cardiology Research Awards 2017: Joint PASCAR, Sudan Heart Society and PAFCIC Congress

  • 17 October 2017 | Nature Reviews Cardiology Research Awards 2017: Joint PASCAR, Sudan Heart Society and PAFCIC Congress

Nature Reviews Cardiology is a monthly reviews journal covering the breadth of clinical cardiology, as well as translational and basic cardiovascular research. With an impact factor of 14.299, it is the leading reviews journal in the field.

The journal publishes a range of articles, including Reviews (expert summaries of an area of cardiology), Perspectives articles (opinionated discussions of a topic), and open access Consensus Statements (recommendations from a task force of experts). We also provide an overview of important developments in original research and clinical trials in our Research Highlight, Comment, and News & Views articles.

Nature Reviews Cardiology is a global journal, covering topics that are important to practising cardiologists and research scientists from all continents. The journal editors were proud to sponsor research awards at the joint PASCAR / Sudan Heart Society / PAFCIC conference held in Khartoum, Sudan, and look forward to continuing their partnership with PASCAR in the future.

During the recent Joint PASCAR and Sudan Heart Society Congress 2017. The following Research Awards were made by Prof Bongani Mayosi (PASCAR President) and Gregory Lim (Nature Reviews Cardiology). Congratulations to the following winners to the Nature Reviews Cardiology Research Awards 2017 -

First Prize:

Hypertension in Mozambique: Trends between 2005 and 2015
Dr Neusa Jessen
University of Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique

Second Prize:

Physicians knowledge of and commitment to the national protocol on acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease management Khartoum
Dr Sahar Mustafa Ali
Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum

Third Prize:

Congenital Heart Disease: the percentage and risk factors among children under age of 5 years old in 3 tertiary care pediatric hospitals in Khartoum state 2016.
Dr Mohammed S. Tawer Salma
University of Khartoum

PASCAR would like to give special thanks to Gregory Lim, the Chief Editor of Nature Reviews Cardiology whom attend the Congress in person and presented the Awards to the winners at the Closing Ceremony. PASCAR appreciates his contribution and hope to collaborate with the Journal in future events.

Gregory LimMA (Oxon.), DPhil

Chief Editor, Nature Reviews Cardiology

Nature Research

Twitter: @NatRevCardiol 

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