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.

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Dec 4, 2015

HeFSSA Annual General Meeting, 25 October 2015 from 16.30 – 17.45 at Sun City


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Nov 12, 2015

The Heart Failure Society of South Africa (HeFSSA) worked conscientiously during this year to ensure that we successfully achieved the goals that we set for the society for 2015.

The HeFSSA Executive is the driving force behind the programs: Eric Klug (President), Martin Mpe (Vice-President), Darryl Smith (Treasurer) and Jens Hitzeroth (Secretary), RepresentativesKaren Sliwa, Tony Lachman and Kemi Tibazarwa. Drs Andrew Asherson, Makoali Makotoko, Len Steingo and Blanche Cupidowere co-opted on to the Exco during an Exco meeting held in March this year. 

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Oct 22, 2015

Are you a heart failure patient? If so, get your MyHF smartphone app today.

An educational tool for daily monitoring of heart failure.




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Oct 16, 2015

By way of introduction my name is Dr Andre Rose.  I am currently doing a PhD looking at cataracts in doctors that use radiation.  The title of my study is Radiation Induced Lens Changes and Development of a Radiation Safety Framework for Interventionalists.

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Dr. Adriaan Snyders
Dr. Adrian Horak
Dr. André Lochner
Dr. Cobus Badenhorst
Dr. Darryl Smith
Dr. David Kettles
Dr. Eamon Maree
Dr. Eric Klug
Dr. Innocent Segamwenge
Dr. Jane Moses
Dr. Jean Vorster
Dr. Jens Hitzeroth
Dr. K. Moroka 
Dr. Len Steingo
Dr. Martin Mpe
Dr. Nico van der Merwe
Dr. Shirley Middlemost
Dr. Simon Beshir
Dr. Sydney Blake
Dr. Wayne Lubbe
Prof. Datshana Naidoo


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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 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.


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