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Prevention at the Heart of ESC Congress 2009

ESC Congress 2009 Highlight: Prevention of Cardiovascular disease from cell to man to society

The ESC & EACPR have joined their efforts to support the Highlight of this year's congress by creating the "Together for better CVD prevention" campaign and offering various on-site activities:

Sunday 30 August  l Monday 31 August l Tuesday 1st September

A Dedicated Prevention Corner (Zone 4)

Free copies of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EJCPR) special supplement: a practical guide for your life, for your patient, for your community  

PC's dedicated to HeartScore®, the interactive tool for CVD risk prediction and management, 

"Together for CVD Prevention" information panels to learn more about the ESC and EACPR roles in CVD Prevention implementation 

Visit the ESC Stand (Zone 3) to get your free copy of the Health Professional Toolkit including a HeartScore® CD-ROM!  



Access the Scientific Programe online to find out more about the 25 scientific sessions proposed by the EACPR. Visit the Membership Stand (Zone 4) for more information about the EACPR activities

Activities by day

Sunday 30 August 2009

10:15-10:45 HeartScore® live demo
ESC Stand (Exhibition - Zone 3)

12:30-13:30 EACPR General Assembly
ESC Meeting Room 1 (Zone 3 - ESC Central)
Take this opportunity to meet the EACPR Board and learn more about the Association's latest achievements

Monday 31 August 2009

10:30-10:45 HeartScore® live demo
ESC Stand (Exhibition - Zone 3) 

11:00:12:30 EACPR Association Track:
Highlights from EuroPRevent Stockholm - new scientific advances
Damascus (Zone 1)

14:00-15:30 ESC Geoffrey Rose Lecture on Population Sciences
Cardiovascular disease prevention in Europe - challenges and possible solutions
Rome (Zone 3)

16:30-18:00 European Forum for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice 
From guidelines to effective action (Symposium)
Tel Aviv (Zone 1) 
For the first time in the official scientific programme of the ESC Congress, the 2009 edition of the European Forum will focus on how to translate guidelines into effective action through practical take home messages on the remaining barriers to implementation, the political prerequisites for success, the factors influencing physician and patient behaviour and on how to put strategy into practice

Tuesday 1st September 2009

10:15-10:45 HeartScore® live demo
ESC Stand (Exhibition - Zone 3)