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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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It is with great regret that I inform you that Heart Failure 2020 & the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure, scheduled for 23–26 May in Barcelona, is officially cancelled.
The leadership of the ESC and the Heart Failure Association (HFA) have been closely following the current health crisis. The spread of COVID-19 around the world and the necessity for healthcare professionals to deal with the epidemic in their hospitals has impacted the availability of both faculty and delegates. Indeed, many have already cancelled their plans to attend – and that number will only grow. In addition, the Spanish authorities have declared a state of emergency while the Catalan government has imposed a total lockdown and severe travel bans.
As a result of these factors and our responsibility to protect the health of our faculty, delegates and staff, the HFA leadership has decided that cancelling Heart Failure 2020 is the only responsible course of action.
Should you have any queries, please refer to the FAQ.
On behalf of the HFA board, we convey our heartfelt wishes to you, your families and your patients in these difficult times.
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Heart Failure 2020, Barcelona, Spain
Winter Meeting 2020, Switzerland
Join our global community of Heart Failure professionals.
Interactive online modules, postgraduate certification, webinars, grants: the HFA has an educational programme to suit all healthcare professionals.
The HFA strives to increase awareness of the disease and inform patients, their families and carers about living with heart failure.
The HFA Winter Meeting on Translational Heart Failure Research took place from 22 to 25 January in Les Diablerets, Switzerland.
Network with your peers.Be directly involved in the initiatives led by HoT members.
Improving HF awareness across Europe.
Join in from 4 to 10 May 2020.
Contact your national heart failure working group.
Join Dr. Paul Kalra, Prof. Ewa Jankowska and Prof. Adriaan Voors.
Free for everyone.
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Heart Failure is the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure.
The registration period is closed.
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