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Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC

To improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
European Journal of Heart Failure

The highest impact factor ever of the European Journal of Heart Failure: 6.577

Editor-in-Chief: Dirk van Veldhuisen

Nurse Training Fellowship Programme

The Heart Failure Association offers a research grant of 24 000 euros for a 1 year project.

Request your application form today!

Deadline 31 October 2014 

EHJ Cardiopulse article on Heart Failure
Read the EHJ Cardiopulse artcle from Vol. 35, No. 31 about:
- Global Heart Failure Awareness Programme of the Heart Failure Association
- European Heart Failure Awareness Days
- Global Heart Failure Awareness Programme in Athens
- Highlights from late breaking trials at Heart Failure Congress 2014
- Controversies in acute heart failure 
- And more
European Congress on e-Cardiology & e-Health
Interested in participating in the first congress focussing on clinical application, evaluation and integration of e-health and telemedicine in today's healthcare systems? The HFA is holding a joint session on Friday 31 October.

  • Abstract submission is open until 25 August
  • Early registration ends on 14 September
The Specialist Heart Failure Curriculum is published!
The purpose of this heart failure curriculum, which mirrors other ESC curricula, is to provide a framework which can be used as a blueprint for training across Europe

 The HFA's new heart failure curriculum

Heart Failure 2011 resources 

A record setting congress in Lisbon, with 4,470 attendees and 1,510 abstracts submitted; Access Heart Failure 2013 congress news, congress reports, slides photos and more.

All congress resources

European Heart Failure Awareness Day 2012

Heart Failure Awareness Day (held on either 10-11-12 May 2013 depending on the country) is designed to raise awareness about the importance of recognising Heart Failure, getting an accurate diagnosis and receiving optimal treatment.

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