Paving the Way to Ending RHD: From Policy to People
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 12:45

This high-level event, including an interactive panel discussion followed by a live Q&A, will highlight rheumatic heart disease as the perfect example of health inequality in the world today.

Prof Zühlke Takes Up Acting Deputy Dean of Research Position
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 12:00

CHDRU Director, Professor Liesl Zühlke, will be taking up the Acting Deputy Dean of Research position within UCT's Faculty of Health Sciences from 1 May 2021.

Call to Action on Ending Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 15:00

The World Heart Federation is calling for governments and ministries of health from around the world to become more actively engaged in the fight against rheumatic heart disease. Please join them by signing the Call to Action – Ending Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease.

Paediatric Arrhythmia Educational Programme
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 15:30

PACES-ECHO is a unique and innovative educational programme which aims to bring paediatric arrhythmia knowledge to paediatricians, paediatric cardiologists and general cardiologists all over the world.

CHD Awareness Week 2021
Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 09:00

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week is celebrated annually from February 7th - 14th and aims to encourage people to learn about CHDs.

Seasons Greetings
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 15:15

Well wishes for the festive season and new year from the Children’s Heart Disease Research Unit!

Tackling Cardiovascular Diseases in the Young
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 14:00

On Friday, November 20th, 2020 the Core Group hosted the fifth installment of their NCD interest group webinar series in collaboration with the American Heart Association, Reach and Children's Heartlink. 

MMed Student Wins Best Poster at RXH Research Day
Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 12:30

UCT MMed student, Ryan Moore, won best poster at the 2020 Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital annual research day.

HVS 2021 Call for Abstracts
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 10:00

The Heart Valve Society is now accepting abstracts for their 2021 Annual Meeting.


Young Doctors’ Communities Survey on COVID-19
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 12:15

Young Doctors’ Communities are inviting all young doctors, aged 40 or younger, to participate in a survey about working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Heart Day 2020
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 10:15

Founded in 2000, World Heart Day is an initiative of the World Heart Federation (WHF). It is the world’s biggest platform for raising awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD), the world’s number one killer!

Voices of FHS Womxn
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 11:15

This month, the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) is #CelebratingFHSWomxn who make the faculty what it is and inspire others with their excellent work. Today we celebrate Professor Liesl Zühlke, Paediatric Cardiologist and Director of the Children's Heart Disease Research Unit .