The African Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis Registry Programme (the IMOTEP Study) is a pan-African multi-centre prospective cohort study with four objectives: (1) to phenotype and classify patients with cardiomyopathy into familial and non-familial...
Heart of Africa
This includes collaborative projects that examine the emergence of heart disease in African communities in epidemiological transition.
Welcome to HICRA
The Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa (HICRA) strives to facilitate national and international research collaborations, consolidate and expand existing efforts to combat the most serious cardiovascular threats to health.
Heart of Africa - Maternity & Cardiac Disease Project
The incidence of cardiovascular disease is increasing across the world, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. In Africa, cardiovascular disease is the most common causes of maternal death in pregnant women.
Cardioprotection Group
The major objective of the Cardioprotection Group is the delineation of novel cardioprotective pathways that can be activated to limit cell death in various pathophysiological conditions, incl. heart failure, myocardial infarction or diabetes.
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Thursday, 22 June 2017
A Researcher at the Hatter Institute visited a European Research Council (ERC)-funded laboratory in Netherlands


Dr Frederic Nduhirabandi, a postdoctoral researcher at the Hatter Institute, visited a European Research Council (ERC)-funded laboratory in Netherlands in the context of a newly initiated partnership between National Research Foundation (NRF) and ERC.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:45
Prof. Karen Sliwa gave the prestigious Academy of Sciences-The Lancet International Health lecture

Prof. Karen Sliwa gave the prestigious Academy of Sciences-The Lancet International Health lecture at the Wellcome Collection Centre in London, 25th October 2016.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:45
The Heart of Africa book launch in Douala, Cameroon: 2nd Research and Scientific days

The Heart of Africa book was lunched on Wednesday 12th October 2016 at the 2nd Douala Medical Research Day, Douala Hospital, Cameroon.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:30
Professor Karen Sliwa elected as World Heart Federation President-Elect

Johanna Ralston, CEO of the World Heart Federation made an announcement at its General Assembly which was held during the recent World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Heath 2016 that, Prof Karen Sliwa of South Africa has been elected by the membership as President-Elect of the Federation, marking two firsts:  she is the first female president and the first from the African Continent.


Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 08:45