Partnerships for Children with 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.
Reach is a technical support and policy translation initiative to amplify rheumatic heart disease control efforts locally, regionally and globally.
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
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:
Fri, 28 Sep 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:
Tue, 25 Sep 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:
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 09:30
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