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Ghana Heart Initiative donates medical equipment to 44 hospitals March 29, 2021 – Posted in: General News

The Ghana Heart Initiative (GHI), a project being implemented by the German International Agency(GIZ), has donated medical equipment worth €200,000 to 44 hospitals in the Greater Accra Region towards treatment of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). The equipment include defibrillators, patient monitors, weighing scales with height meter and glucometers. The GHI donation was financed by Bayer AG, a German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company that has special interest in CVDs. Presentation of Equipment Presenting the medical…

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World Hypertension Day – Posted in: General News

May 17th 2021 This year’s theme is “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer” focusing on combatting low awareness rates worldwide, especially in low to middle income areas, and accurate blood pressure measurement methods. Increasing hypertension awareness and early control has become even more crucial as managing hypertension reduces the risk of COVID-19 adverse events and mortality. You can help this year’s WHD campaign by sharing hypertension information and resources on social media, promoting…

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World Heart Day 2019 September 29, 2019 – Posted in: General News

My Heart, Your Heart This year on World Heart Day, as part of our mission to ensure heart health equity for all, we want to create a global community of Heart Heroes … people from all walks of life who are acting now to live longer, better, heart-healthy lives by making a promise: A promise to our families to cook and eat more healthily A promise to our children to  exercise more and help them…

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Launch of Ghana Heart Initiative (GHI) project August 1, 2019 – Posted in: General News

The Ghana Heart Initiative (GHI) project was launched in Accra City Hotel on Wednesday Jan 9th 2019 to improve the risk assessment and management of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) that cause over 70 per cent of all deaths in the country. The Initiative being rolled out on pilot basis in the Greater Accra Region within the first two years will involve assessment and management of CVD at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care offered in…

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GSC signs collaboration agreement with South China Cardiovascular Society (SCS) July 30, 2019 – Posted in: General News

The Ghanaian Society of Cardiology (GSC) and the South China Cardiovascular Society (SCS) signed a collaboration agreement to work together in advancing cardiovascular medicine in both countries. The signing was done by the presidents of both societies at the first AGSM of the GSC in Aug 2018. This bilateral agreement covers areas of cardiovascular research, training and capacity building. Speaking at the ceremony, the president of the GSC stated that the two countries have collaborated…

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GSC signs collaboration agreement with China Cardiovascular Society – Posted in: General News

The Ghanaian Society of Cardiology (GSC) and the China Cardiovascular Society (CCS) signed a collaboration agreement to work together in advancing cardiovascular medicine in both countries. The signing was done by the presidents of both societies at the first AGSM of the GSC in Aug 2018. This bilateral agreement covers areas of cardiovascular research, training and capacity building.

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