Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is 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.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
The ESC, together with the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR) and the European Heart Network (EHN), need your help to make policymakers note the impact which environmental health risks such as air and noise pollution are having on CVD.
Statistics suggest that up to 90% of the European population is exposed to levels of air and noise pollution exceeding WHO standards, and that environmental factors are responsible for up to 20% of the disease burden in Europe. CVD, which kills over 4 million people in Europe each year, by far makes up the largest portion of this burden.
The Environment & the Heart campaign, in line with the Spotlight of ESC Congress 2015 calls upon congress delegates, the public and policymakers to endorse the call for action by signing post cards available at the European Heart Agency Stand (P520 ESC Plaza) and other locations around the congress centre. Virtual signatures are also possible through an online petition.
The postcards, together with the call to action, will be delivered by the ESC, EACPR and EHN leadership to the European Commissioners for Health, Environment, Climate Change and Transport in Brussels on World Heart Day – Tuesday 29 September.
About the European Society of CardiologyThe European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 90 000 cardiology professionals across Europe and worldwide. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe. About ESC Congress 2015ESC Congress is the world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. ESC Congress 2015 takes place 29 August to 2 September at ExCel London in London, UK. Access the scientific programme. To access all the scientific resources from the sessions during the congress, visit ESC Congress 365.
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