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.
61 NCPCs appointed by the Presidents of National Cardiac Societies in ESC member countries:
To facilitate the endorsement, adaptation, translation and publication of the European Guidelines on CVD Prevention
To coordinate the development of CVD Prevention tools at national level
To liaise with the country’s Ministry of Health representatives
To build national multi-disciplinary professional alliances and a close collaboration with relevant national societies in the field of CVD prevention
To act as a direct and privileged contact for the EAPC
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.
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National CVD Prevention Coordinators from 11 different countries discussed prevention strategies.
View the prevention in your country section to access full reports on the 'country of the month' initiative. The overall objective of this initiative is to facilitate implementation of CVD prevention by providing web-based information on prevention among the ESC member states and to inspire both national coordinators and others in the field of preventive cardiology.
Two National CVD Prevention Coordinators have been elected to represent the NCPC community within the EAPC Prevention Implementation Committee (PIC):
Professor Helmut Gohlke, NCPC Germany
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Professor Yaakov Henkin, NCPC Israel
The engagement of two NCPC members in the committee is seen as an important strategic step to enhance the cooperation with all national coordinators around Europe and thus strengthen the effectiveness of the committee. Learn more about the Prevention Implementation Committee (PIC).
Note: The renewal of the National CVD Prevention Coordinators has been launched and the Presidents of the National Cardiac Societies have been invited to either appoint a new coordinator or to renew the mandate of the existent one. An updated list will be available in autumn.
NCPC's roles and responsibilities
European Guidelines on CVD Prevention in Clinical Practice (2016)
National Guidelines Coordinators
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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