What are the objectives of HeFSSA?

  • To define the extent of the problem of heart failure in South Africa.
  • To facilitate a national plan of preventing and treating heart failure in South Africa.
  • To promote research in all aspects of cardiovascular disease leading to heart failure with a special focus on conditions relevant to South Africans.
  • To promote national and international collaborations among those involved in heart failure medicine and research.
  • To promote the development of guidelines for the diagnosis and management of heart failure.
  • To be a vibrant and energetic agency for people with heart failure in South Africa.
  • To represent the interests of physicians and the industry in connection with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) and health care providers.