Non-communicable disease such as Cardiovascular diseases, Stroke, Hypertension, Diabetes and Cancer are growing at an alarming rate in South Africa. These so called "silent killers" have seen people perceived as being healthy - harbouring life-threatening illnesses.
Just last year - and for the first time - Stats SA reported that these diseases were the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in the country.
Join us live for an in-depth presentation on cardiovascular diseases in SA. Date: 30 March 2020. Time: 10:h00 am
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About our Speaker
Dr Nqoba Tsabedze is a clinician scientist working in the division of cardiology at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand and subsequently specialised in internal medicine, obtaining his Fellowship with the College of Physicians of South Africa.
He is currently a PhD canditate at the University of the Witwatersrand. His research project is designed to identifty the genetic responsible for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in our local population. He holds a prestigious Carnegie research grand and was recipient for the South African Heart Association research award for 2016 and the South African Medical Association PhD scholarship for 2016.