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Using reconditioned pacemakers to treat bradycardia in Africa

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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NEScientific: https://www.smarthealth-care.com/

Pace4Life: http://www.pace4life.org/

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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Correspondence to Thomas C. Crawford.

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