Cardiac Surgery


PASCAR Task Force: Cardiac Surgery

Task Force Chairperson: Dr Abdullah Ashmeg (Sudan): 

Task Force Co-Chair: Dr Miloud Belhaj (Morocco):

Click here to view: PASCAR Task Force Cardiac Surgery: Report and Plans for 2018 - 2021



Peter Zilla, R Morton Bolman, et al. The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World. Ann Thorac Surg, 2018 (click here to download pdf)

Koffi Herve Yangni-Angate. Cardiothoracic Surgery in the African Continent. Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, October 2016 (click here to download pdf)

Charles Yankah, Francis Fynn-Thompson, et al. Cardiac Surgery Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Quo Vadis? Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, 2014. (click here to download pdf)

Corporate Support and Partners

News and Events

The Legacy of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Compass for Reshaping the Health Systems - 18 September 2020

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Invitation to a Global Heart Webinar     

COVID-19 Acute Cardiomyopathy II

A view into the myocardium  

05 June  2020, 09:00 EST, 14:00 GMT, 15:00 CET

Program Director: Prof. Charles Yankah

Key-note: Prof. George Ofori-Amanfo, New York      

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Berlin-Africa COVID-19 Forum

COVID-19 Webinar Series
Heart Disease & the COVID-19 Outbreak in Africa

Friday, 8 May 2020, 15:00 hr CET, 14:00 hr GMT

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Please follow the link to view the January 2019 Newsletter for PASCaTS.



PASCaTS encourages young cardiothoracic surgeons in Africa to apply for the Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, 2018-2019 (click here for more information or visit their website)

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