Heart Awareness Month 2018

25 Sep 2018
Heart Awareness Month
September is Heart Awareness Month
25 Sep 2018

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa (HSFSA) is embracing the World Heart Federation theme: My Heart Your Heart and taking it a step further by extending the theme for South Africa to: My Heart Your Heart and the Hearts of all South Africans!

Their theme and sub-themes for Heart Awareness Month are also aligned to the NCD Alliance #Enough NCDs campaign which focuses on cardiovascular and other non-communicable disease prevention, health promotion, advocacy and related public health policies.

Read more here on the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa Heart Awareness Month 2018

In keeping with this year's theme, our Unit Director, Prof Liesl Zühlke, spoke with the Afternoon Express on 3's Jeannie D about heart health in the run up to World Heart Day on September 29th. In the interview Prof Zühlke discusses some the different types of heart diseases whilst highlighting the important do's and don't's when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart.

Watch the full interview here: