'Listen To My Heart' Patient and Family Event
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 10:15

The Listen to my Heart patient and family event (by invitation only) will be held on Saturday, March 16th at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital.

RHD Action Launches 2019 Small Grants Programme
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 11:00

RHD Action has recently launched the first round of their Small Grants Programme for 2019.

Call for Abstracts
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 15:00

PROTEA Workshop attendees are invited to submit an abstract or case report to be considered for presentation at the PROTEA Workshop in March.

Registration Closing
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 13:45

Echo workshop registration is closing soon!

CHD Awareness Week
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 09:00

International Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week runs from the 7th to the 14th of February every year and aims to raise public awareness about CHD.

The Inaugural PROTEA Workshop
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 15:45

The Inaugural PROTEA (Partnerships for Children with Heart Disease in Africa) Workshop will be held in Cape Town from 13th to 15th March 2019.

Happy New Year!
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 16:00

Seasons greetings and a happy new year from the Children's Heart Disease Research Unit!

Collaboration for Evidence Based Healthcare and Public Health Doctoral Scholarship
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 12:15

The Collaboration for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Public Health in Africa (CEBHA+), invites applications for three doctoral students to apply for a 3-year scholarship valued at a total of € 24,000.

CHDRU Director, A/Prof Liesl Zühlke, Wins Prestigious African Research Leader Award
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 13:30

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.

World Heart Day
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 11:30

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.

Heart Awareness Month
Heart Awareness Month
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 09:30

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.

Mobile-Health in Congenital Heart Disease
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 09:30

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.