Forming Partnerships in Congenital Heart Disease in Africa
Adole 7C
Understanding of the role of healthcare system factors in determining care gaps among adolescents with complex chronic conditions.
The CHDRU welcomes patient and professional collaboration.
RhEACH is a technical support and policy translation initiative to amplify rheumatic heart disease control efforts locally, regionally and globally.
RHD Action is the name given to the global movement to reduce the burden of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in vulnerable populations of all ages throughout the world.
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Sunday, 21 October 2018
CHDRU Director, A/Prof Liesl Zühlke, Wins Prestigious African Research Leader Award

CHDRU Director, Associate Professor Liesl Zühlke, has recently won the prestigious SA Medical Research Council/ UK Department of International Development (MRC/DFID) African Research Leader Award.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 13:30
World Heart Day

World Heart Day 2018 celebrations kicked off on Thursday, September 27th at the Red Cross Children's Hospital with CHDRU staff and volunteers handing out goodies to children and their parents.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:30
Heart Awareness Month
Heart Awareness Month

Our Unit Director, Prof Liesl Zühlke, spoke with the Afternoon Express on 3's Jeannie D about heart health in the run up to World Heart Day on September 29th.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:30
Mobile-Health in Congenital Heart Disease

Prof Philip Moons, honorary Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at UCT and collaborator on the Adole 7C study, spoke about Patient perspectives on mobile health in congenital heart disease: focus on motivation and quality of life at the 2018 European Society of Cardiology Congress held in Munich, Germany.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 09:30