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Education key to preventing heart disease
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 09:45

The role of education in the prevention of heart disease was emphasised at the 2019 World Heart Day event on Sunday, 29 September, at the Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town. The event was hosted by the president of the World Heart Federation, the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Karen Sliwa.

Dr. Frederic Nduhirabandi, a researcher at the Hatter Institute, visited the University of Namibia
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 09:15

Dr. Frederic Nduhirabandi, a researcher at the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, visited the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Namibia (UNAM) from 28 Aug to 30 August, hosted by Professor Christian John Hunter, the head of the Departments of Internal Medicine and Physiology at the School of Medicine.

Prof Sliwa opens the European Society of Cardiology with the World Heart Federation Congress, Paris
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 13:00

Professor Karen Sliwa (University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa), President of the World Heart Federation (WHF) officially opened the ESC on Sunday September 1, 2019 in Paris. 


The Uganda Heart Association: Developing cardiovascular care for the 45 million population is the objective of the Uganda Heart Association.
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 - 11:00

Prof Karen Sliwa as Director of HICRA, UCT and current President of the ‘World Heart Federation’ visited the Ugandan Heart Institute in Feb 2019.

Cardiology, Diabetes and Nephrology at the Limits 2019 Conference
Thu, 02 May 2019 - 11:15

Prof. Karen Sliwa attended the Cardiology, Diabetes and Nephrology at the Limits 2019 Conference held at the Royal College of Physicians, in London, from 8-10 April. 


Hatter staff and Students attended the screening of “Forgotten Soldier” documentary
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 11:00

The screening was held at Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre. 


Congratulations to Dr Dike Ojji, HICRA affiliated member and past PhD student of the Institute
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 11:30

The prevalence of hypertension among black African patients is high, and these patients usually need two or more medications for blood-pressure control. However, the most effective two-drug combination that is currently available for bloodpressure control in these patients has not been established.

International Women day: Prof. Karen Sliwa puts maternal health on the global scale
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 13:45

Today is International Women’s Day, an opportunity for the WHF community to come together to celebrate the achievements of women and to lead a global call to action for accelerating gender equality in cardiovascular health.

Momentum builds for a global response to rheumatic heart disease
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 07:30

Momentum builds for a global response to Rheumatic Heart Disease’ highlighting Hatter Institute members work on combatting Rheumatic Heart Disease ( RHD) in the European Heart Journal currently features an article.

Ad Hominem Promotion
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 12:30

Please join us in congratulating the ad hominem promotion of Dr Gasnat Shaboodien to that of Associate Professor Gasnat Shaboodien (in the Department of Medicine) at the 2018 University of Cape Town (UCT) Annual Awards held on 19 November. 

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Hatter Institute on Carte Blanche 4th November 2018 ( episode 31, series 31 on DSTV catch up).
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - 13:00

On the 4th of November 2018 Professor Karen Sliwa gave an interview on M-net's Carte Blance programme on Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.

The Institute hosted the 3rd Annual Cape Town Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy Symposium
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 10:15

The 3rd Annual Cardiac disease in pregnancy was held at ‘The Hatter Institute’ in Cape Town South Africa.