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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
Joint Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) Congress and the Cardiovascular Society of Mauritius CVS(M) 2015: Presentations
The joint Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) Congress and the Cardiovascular Society of Mauritius CVS(M) was held at the InterContinental Resort Balaclava Fort from 03 – 07 October 2015. The final program and presentations can be downloaded on this site.Read more
Joint PASCAR and World Heart Federation Hypertension Working Meeting
30 August 2015
ExCel Centre LondonRead more
The World Heart Federation (WHF) Roadmaps published in this issue of Global Heart examine key barriers at the policy and health-systems levels and propose potential solutions for overcoming them.Read more
We have reached a MAJOR milestone in the Eradication of RHD in Africa and the world.
Please read the official communication from the African Union.Read more
INTERNATIONAL INNOVATION DISSEMINATES THE LATEST RESEARCH, POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS TO A GLOBAL AUDIENCE
The World Health Organization estimates that by the end of the decade noncommunicable diseases will be as prevalent as communicable diseases in Africa. Professor Bongani Mayosi, President of the Pan-African Society of Cardiology, paints a picture of the novel activities cardiologists in this region are undertaking in their united effort to battle cardiovascular disease.Read more
Heart failure is a common and serious problem in Africa due to rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy and poorly managed hypertension. In the past decade, several of us have reported substantially on this topic. However, it is time to come up with a formal way of addressing this syndrome by targeted interventional studies.Read more
The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) and the African Union Commission (AU) hosted a two-day workshop on 21 and 22 February 2015 at the Desalegn Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The purpose of the workshop was to assemble experts from across Africa and the world to chart the path for ‘A Roadmap towards the Eradication of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Africa’Read more