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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.
eLearning, professional unity and accreditation among new ESC President’s top priorities

Fausto Pinto, who became President of the ESC today, says plans to strengthen the accreditation systems in cardiology, the ESC eLearning platform and the role of the Society in Brussels will be high on his agenda:  'Why should patients accept treatment by doctors unless they’ve the confidence in knowing they’ve achieved pre-defined levels of proficiency.'

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

 The HFA's new heart failure curriculum

Heart Failure 2011 resources 

A record setting congress in Athens, with 4,433 attendees and 1,444 abstracts submitted; Access Heart Failure 2014 congress news, congress reports, slides photos and more.

All congress resources

European Heart Failure Awareness Day 2012

Heart Failure Awareness Day (held on either 9-10-11 May 2014 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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