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Heart Failure Matters

Practical information for patients, families and caregivers.

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About the HFA

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.

Vision of the HFA

As the world's largest Heart Failure Association, the HFA places its priorities in heart failure patient management and the awareness of heart failure as a global health problem.  

hfa-top-banner-2017.jpgWho we are

Professor Petar Seferovic (Belgrade, RS) heads a Board of Heart Failure specialists who manage and supervise the Association's activities. The HFA is comprised of the Board, committees, Fellows, members and the young community, the Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow.

What we do

  • Congress - Heart Failure congresses, Winter Research Meeting
  • Membership - Four levels of benefits
  • Advocacy - Heart Failure Matters, Heart Failure Awareness Days, HFA Summit
  • Research - Registries, Journals, Scientific Papers
  • Education - Online Education, certification, Guidelines, postgraduate courses, grants

Fast facts

  • 10 000+ members (2018)
  • 5 000+ attendees at Heart Failure Congress in 2018
  • 50 national Heart Failure Societies / Working Groups
  • 30 courses on the ESCel platform
  • 20+ Committees and Study Groups
  • 25 countries participating in Heart Failure Awareness Days
  • 2.5 million visitors on

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