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ESC Public Event: Le cœur de Paris bat plus fort - at Paris' City Hall

ESC Congress News 2019 - Paris, France

public-event-paris-poster.jpgCardiovascular disease kills more people each year than anything else. It is the second leading cause of death here in France, especially in urban areas. The ESC wants to help citizens better protect themselves. 

And what better way than a fun and informative village du coeur where people of all ages can learn valuable lessons on the disease and ways to prevent it.

Located on the esplanade of the Paris City Hall in the heart of Paris, this exceptional event will be held on Saturday 31 August & Sunday 1 September from 11:00 to 19:00.




Getting to the event

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You can reach the Paris City Hall via metro: line 1 & 11 (stop at “Hotel de Ville”), line 7 (stop at “Pont Marie”).

Hôtel de Ville
5, rue de Lobau
75004 Paris



 This event will host:

  • Preventing Heart Disease – the foods and physical activities that can help you reduce your risk
  • Diagnosing Heart Disease – check your blood pressure and cholesterol levels on site
  • Seeing Heart Disease from the inside - with an eye-opening journey through an artery thanks gamified 3D virtual reality
  • Living with Heart Disease - and how patients can slow the progression of the disease
  • CPR workshops
  • Talks and hands-on demonstrations

 You owe it to yourself – and your family – to attend this valuable public event.



 Photos © Goran Gajanin /



 The public event is supported by









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About the European Society of Cardiology

The European Society of Cardiology brings together healthcare professionals from more than 150 countries, working to advance cardiovascular medicine and help people lead longer, healthier lives.

About ESC Congress 2019

ESC 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 2019 takes place 31 August to 4 September at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris - France. Explore the scientific programme