Pacemaker therapy is inaccessible to most patients with bradycardia in Africa. Use of reconditioned pacemakers has been proposed as a safe, efficacious, and ethical means of delivering this therapy. A collaboration between PASCAR, Pace4Life, and Project My Heart Your Heart is working to address this deficit in health care in Africa.
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Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR): http://www.pascar.org/
Project My Heart Your Heart: http://www.myheartyourheart.org/
WHO’s Sustainable Development Goal: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300
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