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Thailand Training, September 2015

  • 25 November 2015 | Category: News

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.

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Joint Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) Congress and the Cardiovascular Society of Mauritius CVS(M) 2015: Presentations

  • 13 October 2015 | Category: News

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.

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Thailand Training, Aug 2015

  • 05 October 2015 | Category: News

On the 01 August I departed to Thailand with the sponsorship of Boston scientific & PASCAR. Overall the trip was without any troubles and I arrived safely in Thailand on the 02 August.

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Joint PASCAR and World Heart Federation Hypertension Working Meeting

  • 04 September 2015 | Category: News

Joint PASCAR and World Heart Federation Hypertension Working Meeting

30 August 2015

ExCel Centre London

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Adapting the World Heart Federation Roadmaps at the National Level

  • 10 August 2015 | Category: News

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.

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A World Heart Federation Roadmap

  • 31 July 2015 | Category: News

Reducing Cardiovascular Mortality Through Prevention and Management of Raised Blood Pressure

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  • 15 July 2015 | Category: News

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.

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  • 22 June 2015 | Category: News

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.

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PASCAR Heart Failure Taskforce Activities Report

  • 24 April 2015 | Category: News

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.

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The 3rd All Africa Workshop on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease

  • 13 March 2015 | Category: News

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’

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