National CVD Prevention Coordinators (NCPCs) are appointed by the Presidents of National Cardiac Societies, with the following roles and responsibilities:
NCPC Representatives in the Prevention Implementation Committee (PIC):
Aitm: to enhance the cooperation with all national coordinators around Europe and thus strengthen the effectiveness of the committee.
18 National Coordinators and Representatives from 17 different countries met at EuroPrevent in Ljubljana to discuss: “Big differences in the state of Cardiac Rehabilitation from country to country: Focus on Cardiac Rehabilitation”.
27 National Coordinators (“old” and “new”) from 23 different countries shared experience, discussed the "Overview of Cardiac Rehabilitation in ESC member countries" initiative and presented "Prevention Pictures".
National CVD Prevention Coordinators and CCNAP National Representatives from 14 different countries discussed the “ESC Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Programme” and other prevention implementation initiatives.
National CVD Prevention Coordinators from 11 different countries discussed prevention strategies.
"Country of the Month" reports on the state of prevention and rehabilitation are prepared by NCPCs with the aim to share best practice and to inspire health professionals in the field of preventive cardiology.
"The Overview of Preventive Cardiology in Europe" is a valuable source of information, based on the "Country of the Month" reports of the NCPCs which allows to compare "Cardiac Rehabilitation" and "CVD Prevention" between different European countries.
Note: The 2017 renewal of National CVD Prevention Coordinators is nearly finalised and most of the Presidents of the National Cardiac Societies have either appointed a new coordinator or renewed the mandate of the existent one:
Dr Jean Beissel
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