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About SA Heart®

We are the scientific leaders in South Africa in cardiovascular healthcare delivery, research and education. Our mission is to champion equitable and sustainable healthcare, to lead and innovate in the cardiovascular sciences, to educate healthcare professionals and the public as well as influence cardiovascular healthcare policy. Our ultimate vision is the advancement of cardiovascular healthcare for all those living in South Africa.

The South African Heart Association was formally constituted in September 1999, from the amalgamation of the Southern African Cardiac Society and the South African Society of Cardiac Practitioners, becoming the sole organisation representing the professional interests of all cardiologists and cardio-thoracic surgeons in the country.

In 2016 SA Heart® became a non-profit company, the South African Heart Association NPC.

Our membership now includes many medical technologists, nursing personnel and scientists involved in cardiovascular research. The special interest groups affiliated to SA Heart include the Paediatric Cardiac Society, the Arrhythmia Society, the Cardiac Imaging Society, the Surgical Group, the Society of Cardiovascular Intervention, the Heart Failure Society, the Society of Cardiac Research and the Lipid and Atherosclerosis Society.

SA Heart® is an affiliated member of the South African Medical Association, the European Society of Cardiology, a member of the World Heart Federation and a member of the Pan African Society of Cardiology. 

For more information you can contact: Erika Dau (General Manager of SA Heart® ) or Dr Blanche Cupido (President).

Postal Address:

PO Box 3213
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)21 - 889 6129
Fax:+27 (0)21 - 889 6129

You can also make use of our contact form to send us a message


Organogram SA Heart® NPC

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