Posted on: 20 November 2013
Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit – Seven Year Review 2006 - 2013. Projects run in Soweto that aim to improve health educational levels on non-communicable diseases.
Posted on: 31 October 2013
South Africa is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition and has the highest prevalence of obesity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with black women being the most affected (obesity prevalence 31.8%). Although genetic factors are important, socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural factors and the influence of socio-economic status are more likely to explain the high prevalence of obesity.
Posted on: 6 August 2013
PASCAR started in 1981 in Badagry, Nigeria in response to an increase in cardiovascular disorders on the African continent. In 2013 the event was held in Dakar, capital of Senegal, the westernmost city in Africa. Dakar is a major administrative centre and home to the National Assembly of Senegal and the presidential palace of Senegal.
Posted on: 2 August 2013
HEDUAfrica officially launched at Soweto’s Elias Motsoaledi and Senaoane clinics on 19 and 20 March 2013.
Posted on: 31 May 2012
A large team consisting of several professors, physicians, dieticians, nurses and basic science students recently attended Ibhongo Secondary School in Soweto as part of the campaign to increase awareness among African teenagers about the numerous issues concerning healthy lifestyles.