The Heart Failure Society of South Africa (HeFSSA) is the first of its kind in Africa. HeFSSA was formed in 2005 under its parent body, the South African Heart Association (SAHA).
HeFSSA’s mission is to promote research and collaboration on heart failure matters in South Africa and around the world.
Imagine an ideal site for a conference Venice at Carnivale time!! What could be more ideal?
Final countdown to AfricaPCR 2014 – an educational course not to be missed!Read more
I would like to thank HeFSSA for the opportunity to attend the ESC congress during August this year. I enjoyed the city of Amsterdam and the interaction with the larger cardiology community.Read more
The Heart Failure Society of South Africa (HeFSSA) worked diligently during this year to ensure that we successfully achieved the goals that we set for the society for 2013: To continue to provide value to the SA Heart Association, colleagues, industry and to our patients and to acknowledge our responsibility towards the communities in which we practice and our sponsors.Read more
ESC Guidelines on Chronic Heart Failure - HeFSSA Practitioners Program 2013
Clinical Case Presentation 3 - HeFSSA Practitioners Program 2013
Clinical Case Presentation 2 - HeFSSA Practitioners Program 2013
Introduction and Clinical Case Presentation 1 - HeFSSA Practitioners Program 2013
The Causes, Treatment and Outcome of Acute Heart Failure in 1006 Africans from 9 Countries - This investigation seeks to describe the characteristics, treatment and outcomes of patients admitted with acute heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa
Predictors of outcome in 176 South African patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy - First published October 31 2012.
Lecture 1: Update on chronic heart failure 2012 - Download the lecture in PDF format here
July 11, 2014 - Spier Wine Estate, Cape Town South Africa
RAAS Satellite Meeting 2014 1st Announcement
- Prof DP Naidoo
- Prof AS Mitha
- Dr B Vezi
- Dr C Badenhorst
- Dr M Makotoko
- Prof K Sliwa
- Dr R Gopal
- Dr E Klug
- Dr D Smith
- Dr A Snyders
- Dr R Jardine
- Dr J Hitzeroth
- Dr P Obel
- Dr N van der Merwe
- Dr D Kettles
- Dr T Lachman
- Dr J Vorster
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The Heart Failure Society of South Africa invites health care professionals to join the society today!
Please read about eligibility and the fees and benefits associated with HeFSSA membership. Ordinary and associate members of HeFSSA have to be ordinary or associate members of the South African Heart Association (SA Heart). However, international members do not have to be members of SA Heart.Read more
News around the world
Automatic feed of trending news in heart disease on the web – does not necessarily reflect the opinion of HeFSSA