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European Roots, International Scope

The dissemination of the latest scientific research, Clinical Practice Guidelines and education tools is a major part of the ESC's strategy, both within and beyond Europe.

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ESC in Abu Dhabi at the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress

Join the ESC for a two half days scientific programme during the 20th Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress from 29 April to 2 May 2015 in Abu Dhabi. The 'ESC in Abu Dhabi' programme will include the main messages from multi-centric clinical trials at ESC Congress 2014 and key take case presentations with take home messages from the latest ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Preventive cardiology: An up-to-date insight from Spain and Portugal

“In spite of economic turmoil, Portuguese and Spanish cardiologists remain strongly engaged in preventive cardiology.” Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair.

Read the reports from Spain and Portugal (host country to EuroPRevent 2015) brought to you by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation.

Heart Failure Awareness Days 2015
The Heart Failure Association announces the dates for the 2015 Heart Failure Awareness Days: 8, 9 and 10 May.  In 2014, this event has great impact in the 24 countries who organised awareness days in their hospitals, town squares and city parks. Have a look at what was achieved in 2014 - and we invite you to start planning your own event!
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Affiliated Cardiac Societies

Developing collaborative relationships with ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies - the main professional bodies within cardiovascular medicine based in regions outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin - is essential to sharing, learning and advancing the battle against cardiovascular diseases. 

There are 39 ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies with whom the ESC is proud  to develop activities and partnerships.

View the full list of all Affiliated Cardiac Societies and further info on each.

Global Scientific Activities (GSA)

ESC Global Scientific Activities (GSA) is an international programme of ESC educational courses with outstanding ESC faculty joined by a host of international opinion leaders presenting:
  • Highlights from ESC Congresses and scientific meetings
  • New ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines  
  • Regionally relevant clinical case studies

ESC TV 2013 - Global Scientific Activities Extending the reach of the ESC