The Soweto Cardiovascular Research Heart Unit (Socru) was set up in January 2006 in order to co-ordinate a range of research into cardiovascular disease in Soweto, South Africa, and to promote research collaboration in this area.[Read more]
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Do you eat a balanced diet? Do you think healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food? Do you drink enough water every day? These were some of the questions asked of learners at Ibhongo Secondary School in Soweto, at an awareness day held there today.
A large team consisting of several professors, physicians, dieticians, nurses and basic science students recently attended Ibhongo Secondary School in Soweto as part of the campaign to increase awareness among African teenagers about the numerous issues concerning healthy lifestyles.[Read more]
In-reach programme to extend the successful Heart of Soweto hypertension and heart failure management programmes into a broader chronic disease management programme, and then to extend this into the Soweto primary health clinics.[Read more]
The Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit has been involved in a number of projects since it first started up. Currently it is occupied with four main ongoing projects related to cardiovascular research in South Africa.[Read more]