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When the tiniest hearts break: Behind SA’s shortage of paediatric heart surgeons

The country can't produce its own paediatric heart surgeons. But that may be beginning to change, starting in Cape Town.

Libya’s war kills little children in need of heart surgery

The country's health system is ravaged, but a team of volunteer doctors visit regularly: operating on the desperate and training local medical staff.

Cape Town doctors make history with heart operation

Doctors have performed a ground-breaking heart operation on a 59-year-old woman in Cape Town, Mediclinic Southern Africa has confirmed.

Doctors to decide on heart problem baby

Johannesburg doctors are deciding whether to operate on six-day-old baby Ashleigh, who was born with part of her heart outside her chest.

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