Kenya Cardiac Society Issues a statement on Cardiovascular Diseases and COVID-19
Online CPD Accredited CME
This course presents the latest information about vascular disorders and pharmacological management(approach) of heart failure from Key Opinion Leaders in the field of cardiology in Kenya that includes a top-ranked Professor and a Cardiologist.
The free online course is aimed at health professionals practicing in Kenya and the region with an interest in cardiovascular care and pharmacological management of heart failure.
The main goal is to share evidence-based, practical insights and knowledge that are aimed at improving the standard of care of pharmacology therapy for heart failure in the region.
The course is made of 9 short sections composed of video modules each covering different classes of cardiovascular drugs.
The videos are followed with multiple-choice questions after each module. Learners will be allowed two trials to achieve a pass mark on module quizzes in order to proceed to the next section.
Prof. Peter A. Odhiambo received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his outstanding
contribution towards advancing Cardiovascular Disease care in Kenya during the KCS 37th Annual Scientific Congress, which was held in Pride Inn Hotel, Mombasa.
Kenya Cardiac Society 37th annual scientific congress, Pride Inn Shanzu, Mombasa 31st July – 3rd August 2019
The Kenya Cardiac Society is the voice for all those working in the fields of cardiovascular care and research in Kenya and its environs; we aim to represent and support both the professionals who work in cardiology and the patients for whom we want to encourage the best possible treatment. We are committed to enhancing and maintaining the highest standards in training, education and research and to set standards of clinical excellence for the benefit of patients.
The Kenya Cardiac Society is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization found in Kenya. Its aim is to promote cardiac health and cardiac related activities in Kenya. KCS also strives to improve awareness of cardiovascular health and to encourage heart healthy living.
It was founded by the late Prof. Hillary Ojiambo and Prof. Peter Odhiambo, and 8 members of the 1980 Kenyatta National Hospital Cardiac Team. The society has since grown and is now a member of the World Heart Federation. It has more than 100 members, and has a wide variety of activities.
The champion for the advancement of cardiovascular health in Kenya and in the region discovery and dissemination of best practices.
To promote and maintain highest standards of cardiovascular care through the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, the education of public and the professionals, the promotion of best practices and the encouragement, support and coordination of research in collaboration with key stakeholders.