Medtronic Foundation Awards Two Grants to UCT Faculty of Health Sciences

Medtronic Foundation’s Two Grants for Rheumatic Heart Diseases and Cardiovascular Diseases in Maternity Research at UCT Faculty of Health Sciences.

UCT was awarded two Grants totaling $300,000.00 from the U.S. based Medtronic Foundation in 2011.

One research grant is for UCT’s Educating Health Care Workers and Patients in Cardiovascular Disease in Maternity—a multi-media approach implementing cutting edge technology into a culture-sensitive and state-of-the-art educational and preventive health programme. The second grant is for support the Development of a model of care for Chronic Diseases at the Public Sector Primary Care Health Services in South Africa programme.

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