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ESC National Cardiac Societies

56 National Cardiac Societies from European and Mediterranean countries - diversity is our strength

The European Society of Cardiology was founded by National Cardiac Societies from across Europe. Today, the 56 National Cardiac Societies and the ESC share a common goal of reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease, which remains the leading cause of death in Europe. They are both committed to disseminating scientific knowledge,  acting in the interests of patients and representing the community of cardiovascular professionals.


  • Policy documents

    Personal Data Protection:

    Discover the new position paper of the ESC on Personal Data Protection.

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  • Learn and be inspired

    New prevention reports for Malta and the UK!

    “Malta and the UK may differ in size but certainly not in a strong commitment to cardiovascular health. Be inspired by their creative initiatives to promote prevention and rehabilitation!” Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair.

    Read the reports from Malta and the UK, brought to you by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation.

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    Sign up to the quarterly My ESC Young Community News, with links and information on upcoming courses, free online learning opportunities with leading experts, how to make the most of congresses and events, getting the best deals and much more!

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  • Register early and save

    Join the global cardiology community in London from 29 August to 2 September for ESC Congress 2015, the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event. Register before 31 July and save on your fee!

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Together the ESC and its member countries ensure the dissemination and implementation of clinical practice guidelines and  manage a wide range of trials, registries, and surveys across Europe. They organise European-wide education, training, and certification programmes to harmonise care and maintain professional standards and influence European policy makers.



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