News – Awareness

Publication in The Lancet

Publication in The Lancet

Posted on: 16 March 2008

Socru is proud to announce the publication of a landmark report from Africa’s largest study of cardiovascular disease, the Heart of Soweto Study, in the internationally renowned journal The Lancet on 15th March 2008.


On the beat in Dobsonville

On the beat in Dobsonville

Posted on: 10 November 2007

The Heart of Soweto research team held a Heart Awareness Day at the Dobsonville Shopping Centre in Soweto on 9 November 2007.


Focusing on the hearts of Soweto

Focusing on the hearts of Soweto

Posted on: 1 September 2007

From October this year, the Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit (Socru) and the CH Baragwanath Cardiac Unit will implement a pilot nurses training programme that will help change the way cardiac illnesses, in are being managed in the Soweto community.


World Congress hears from Socru

World Congress hears from Socru

Posted on: 15 September 2006

Sept 2006 – Socru Director Prof Karen Sliwa, and researcher Dr Olaf Forster presented four posters and a talk at the World Congress of Cardiology in Barcelona in early September.