This year on World Heart Day, the World Heart Federation are asking the world to 'use heart to connect'.
Celebrated annually in September, this month is dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular disease in South Africa.
South Africa will be recognising Rheumatic Fever Week from 2 through 8 August this year.
Share your ideas in a safe (and anonymous) space and let your voice be heard by taking part in the first faculty-wide transformation survey!
CHDRU Director, Prof Liesl Zühlke, features on the second episode of WHF's Conversations from the Heart Podcast.
The Bongani Mayosi Collaborative for Cardiovascular Disease Research Excellence in Africa is looking to provide four grants to postgraduate research fellows and early career researchers!
A pan-African study led by researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has identified the genetic determinants of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) risk in black Africans.
It is with immense sadness that we announce, Mr Fareed Matthews, founder of Brave Little Hearts SA, passed away on Wednesday, June 30th following a courageous battle with COVID-19.
Health Sciences’ Acting Deputy Dean: Research, Professor Liesl Zühlke, is relishing being part of a multidisciplinary deanery – and the opportunity to support and shape research.
In a whiteboard animation shared today, the WHO EMRO are calling on policy-makers and donors to prioritise RHD in their national health agendas.
UCT's Professor Liesl Zühlke has co-authored a new Lancet Commission report which found that cardiovascular disease causes 35% of deaths among women globally.