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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 Young

Under 40? Find out about educational, clinical and scientific opportunities. Plus, build a network of peers.

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HFA Cardio Talk

A series of podcasts, driven by the HFA Young Committee, covering interesting topics to the heart failure community.

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Easy-to-understand information about living with heart failure, for patients and their carers.

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HFA Research and Training Grants

Apply for a grant to gain experience in a high-standard centre in an ESC member country other than your own

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Upcoming Events

  • October 2023
  • November 2023
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Friday 17 November
      Sorrento - Italy

      The Heart Failure Association is pleased to announce the upcoming HFA Clinical Trials in Heart Failure course taking place in Sorrento, Italy from 17 to 19 November 2023. This face-to-face course, bringing faculty and participants together, will provide a valuable opportunity for exchange.


      17/11/2023 13:00 19/11/2023 13:30 Europe/Paris HFA Clinical Trials in Heart Failure Course 2023

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    • ESC Working Group on Myocardial Function
      Saturday 25 November
      ESC event
      Naples - Italy

      The ESC Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart are pleased to announce that their biennial joint meeting is finally back and will be held in the fantastic venue of Naples in November 2023.



      25/11/2023 00:00 27/11/2023 00:00 Europe/Paris Cellular Biology of the Heart & Myocardial Function Meeting

      The joint meeting of Working Groups on Myocardial Function and Cellular Biology of the Heart has become a traditional meeting presenting the cutting-edge of scientific outcomes in dedicated fields.

      Held in the historic and vibrant Italian city of Naples, the meeting offers the opportunity to network and allows scientific exchanges in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, between early career researchers and outstanding international speakers.

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