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The Wits team in Dakar

The Wits team in Dakar

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.


HEDUAfrica officially launches at Soweto’s Elias Motsoaledi and Senaoane clinics

HEDUAfrica officially launches at Soweto’s Elias Motsoaledi and Senaoane clinics

Posted on: 2 August 2013

HEDUAfrica officially launched at Soweto’s Elias Motsoaledi and Senaoane clinics on 19 and 20 March 2013.


Socru presents at European Heart Failure meeting

Socru presents at European Heart Failure meeting

Posted on: 27 January 2010

Socru presented posters at the European Heart Failure meeting, held in Nice, France.


Socru presents at the World Congress of Cardiology

Socru presents at the World Congress of Cardiology

Posted on: 31 May 2008

SOWETO Cardiovascular Research Unit researchers presented eight abstracts and were invited to several oral presentations at the World Congress of Cardiology in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in May 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.