The Ghanaian Society of Cardiology is now a member of World Heart Federation (WHF) & Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) August 30, 2022 – Posted in: General News

The Ghanaian Society of Cardiology is now a member of two reputable international organizations

  1. The World Heart Federation (WHF)
  2. The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)

About The World Heart Federation (WHF)

A leader and convener in global cardiovascular health, the World Heart Federation champions heart health and acts to reduce the global burden of heart disease and stroke, which together claim 18.6 million lives every year. Our membership of more than 200 heart foundations, scientific societies and patient organizations in more than 100 countries is an active hub, promoting heart health and driving change at the local, regional and global level.

https://world-heart-federation.org/

The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)

The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) had its beginnings in 1981 in Badagry, Nigeria.  PASCAR is an organisation of physicians from across Africa involved in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and is concerned by the lack of progress in the diagnosis and effective treatment of cardiovascular disease across Africa.

Africa does offer some unique challenges but, with sound and achievable objectives and a long-term vision, a positive impact on the disease can be made. The PASCAR Governing Council focuses on identifying key issues, brainstorming novel solutions and designing appropriate programs to combat cardiovascular disease on the continent.

https://www.pascar.org/content/page/about-us

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