Partnerships for Children with Heart Disease in Africa
The Inaugural PROTEA Workshop
The Inaugural PROTEA Workshop (Partnerships for Children with Heart Disease in Africa) will be taking place in Cape Town from 13th - 15th March 2019
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.
Reach is a technical support and policy translation initiative to amplify rheumatic heart disease control efforts locally, regionally and globally.
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Saturday, 23 February 2019
The Cape Town Declaration Calls for Improved Strategies to Treat RHD

The Cape Town Declaration, first published online in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery on August 3rd 2018, declares its mission "to urge all relevant entities within the international cardiac surgery, industry, and government sectors to commit to develop and implement an effective strategy to address the scourge of RHD in the developing world through increased access to life-saving cardiac surgery".

Publication Date:
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 11:00
Heart health
Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Awareness Week

Each year the first week of August is dedicated to highlighting and raising awareness about an entirely preventable disease which causes unnecessary death and suffering amongst the poorest communities in our country. This Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Awareness Week (6-12 August 2018) and in memory of Professor Bongani Mayosi, who tirelessly championed the fight against RHD, we call on health leaders in South Africa to pay attention to the devastation that the disease continues to inflict.

Publication Date:
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 08:00
Prof Mayosi
Passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi on July 27 2018. His loss to South Africa, Africa, cardiovascular diseases of poverty, his family and friends is unfathomable. Professor Mayosi will be deeply missed by everyone who had the pleasure and fortune to cross his path and will always be remembered for his integrity, scientific rigour and dedication to improving public health.

Publication Date:
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 09:30
RHD Action Launches 2018 Small Grants Programme

Following a successful first round of the Small Grants Programme in 2017, RHD Action has announced the launch of the second round of their Small Grants Programme for 2018.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 12:00