News – Projects
Heart of Soweto: a study of medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure
Posted on: 31 December 2009
In response to the paucity of data on treatment adherence in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) in Africa, and the difficulties with non-adherence in Soweto in particular, The Cardiovascular Journal of Africa recently published the findings of a study conducted in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.
Posted on: 1 January 2008
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital services the 1.1 million black African community of Soweto, South Africa.
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.
Posted on: 30 September 2007
Johannesburg newspaper, The Star, recently ran a full-page spread on heart failure, the condition of peripartum cardiomyopathy and the Heart of Soweto study.
Posted on: 15 September 2007
The Medtronic Cardiovascular Institute for Research and Education has been upgraded with funds from the Medtronic Foundation.