What is our mission?

AFHRA's mission is described below as outline in our constitution

  • To detect, prevent and treat cardiac arrhythmias in Africa; 


  • To educate and train African healthcare professionals on the management of arrhythmogenic disorders and their outcomes; 


  • To educate laypersons to recognize and prevent risk factors for cardiac arrhythmia;


  • To invest in the research of cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disturbances as well as in sport cardiology.


Peer-reviewed publications





AFHRA key dates

November 2019

Creation of the AFHRA in Johannesburg (south Africa)

February 2020

Inaugural AFHRA conference in Nairobi (Kenya)

July 2020

Cardiac Pacing Training in Africa - position paper of AFHRA

May 2021

Completion of the first EP foundational courses by AFHRA

September 2023

Second AFHRA conference in Tunisia

AFHRA inauguration

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