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.Read more
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).Read more
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
1st TANZANIA CARDIAC SOCIETY (TCS) CONGRESS IN COLLABORATION WITH PAN-AFRICAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGYRead more
African Allied’s as faculty and developing of an Africa Allied’s Society in joint venture with Boston Scientific.Read more
A Namibian Broadcasting Corporation interview with Dr Chris Hugo-Hamman and Minister of Health on Rheumatic Heart Disease
A Namibian Broadcasting Corporation interview with Dr Chris Hugo-Hamman and the Minister of Health on Rheumatic Heart DiseaseRead more
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 7 March 2016 – The African Union Commission in collaboration with the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR), WHO and other key partners concluded a three day meeting aimed at developing a roadmap for the eradication of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) in Africa. According to WHO, RHD is the most common cause of acquired heart disease among children in developing countries, and it affects school-aged children in Africa.
Press Release Nº057/2016Read more
Travelling has always been my stress reliever, however, doing it alone makes me feel anxious and yet independent.
As I started my journey from Gaborone, Botswana to Bangkok, Thailand, I can’t stop from being emotional since it will be my first time to be away from my family considering it will be for a whole month.Read more