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Heart Failure Association of the ESC



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.


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HFA Winter Meeting

The HFA Winter Meeting on Translational Heart Failure Research takes place this week from 22 to 25 January in Les Diablerets Switzerland

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Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow

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Heart Failure Awareness Days 2020

Creating awareness across Europe

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Join the HFA, the world's largest and most influential heart failure association

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Upcoming events

  • March 2020
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Monday 16 March

      Join Prof. Gianluigi Condorelli, Prof. Thomas Thum and Prof. Rudolf de Boer.

      Free for everyone.

      16/03/2020 18:00 16/03/2020 19:00 Europe/Paris Non-coding RNA therapeutics. From basic research into the clinics Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Thursday 19 March

      Join Prof. Giuseppe Rosano, Assoc. Prof. Gianluigi Savarese and Prof. Ewa Jankowska

      Free for everyone

      19/03/2020 18:00 19/03/2020 19:00 Europe/Paris How to optimise RAASi therapy in patients with hyperkalaemia Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY
  • April 2020
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Thursday 16 April

      Join Dr. Robin Ray, Prof. Ewa Jankowska, and Prof. Adriaan Voors.

      Free for everyone.

      16/04/2020 18:00 16/04/2020 19:00 Europe/Paris Iron supplementation: how, when and in which patients Heart Failure Association of the ESC DD/MM/YYYY