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 in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
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.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
This section is devoted to useful information on our National Heart Failure Societies and Working Groups.
President Name: Liana Tumasyan
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 12 January 2016 - 12 January 2018
Heart Failure meeting: January 2017
Useful information: Planning on creating a HF nurse organisation.
President Name: Alena Kurlianskaya
Heart Failure Association of Belarus
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart Failure meeting: 15 December 2016. Information on WG webpage
President Name: Pierre Troisfontaines
Belgian Working Group on Heart Failure
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 31 January 2016 - 31 January 2018
Heart Failure meeting: Fellows of Heart Failure, Brussels, Autumn 2017
Useful information: HF patient and nurse organisations
President Name: Plamen Gatzov
Bulgarian WG of Heart Failure
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart Failure meeting: 6 January 2017
President Name: Vassilis Barberis
Heart Failure Working Group of the Cyprus Society of Cardiology
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 1 November 2016 - 1 November 2018
Heart Failure meeting: no
Useful information: Cardiac patient organization and cardiovascular nursing organization (not specifically for heart failure).
President Name: Finn Gustafsson
Heart Failure Working Group -Danish Society of Cardiology
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of term: 1 May 2016 - 1 May 2017
Heart Failure meeting: Yes. Information on website
President Name: Thibaut Damy
Groupe Insuffisance Cardiaque et Cardiomyopathies
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 1 January 2017 - 31 December 2018
Heart Failure meeting: 14-15 September 2017 - information on website
President Name: Alexander Douras
Working Group on Heart Failure, Hellenic Cardiology Society
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of term: 1 February 2016 to 1 February 2018
Heart Failure meeting: During the Annual Seminars of Working Groups of Hellenic Cardiology Society, in February - website
President Name: Tamas Habon
Working Group on Heart Failure, Hungarian Society of Cardiology
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 20 February 2017 to 20 February 2020
Heart Failure meeting: Annually during the 3rd or 4th week of January - website
Useful information: Patient organisation mainly for Heart Transplant patients. Heart failure nurse training just started
President Name: Israel Gottesman
The Israeli Working Group on Heart Failure
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of term: April 2017 -
Heart Failure meeting: As part of annual national cardiology conference in May. Information on website
President Name: Ginta Kamzola
Heart Failure Working group of Latvian Society of Cardiology
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 1 November 2008 to 1 November 2017
Heart Failure meeting: In May
President Name: Georges Saadeh
Lebanese society of cardiology heart failure working group
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart Failure meeting: website
President Name: Robert Xuereb
Maltese Cardiac Society
President email: email@example.com
President Name: Rudolf de Boer
Heart Failure Working Group
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of term: 1 January 2014 to 1 January 2019
President Name: Ewa Straburzynska-Migaj
Heart Failure Working Group of Polish Cardiac Society
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 2015 - 2017
Useful information: HF patient group
President Name: Igor Fomin
All-Russian public orgaisation Russian Heart Failure Society (APO RHFS)
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org (cc: email@example.com)
Dates of term: 11 2015 to 09 December 2017
Heart Failure meeting: Twice a year in May and December - website
Useful information: RHFS publishes 2 journals. Russian Heart Failure Journal and Russian Heart Journal. Journals website
President Name: Javier Segovia
Sección de Insuficiencia Cardiaca de la Sociedad Española de Cardiología
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of term: 01 October 2016 to 01 October 2018
Heart Failure meeting: June, yearly - website
Useful information: HF nurse organisation
President Name: Yuksel Cavusoglu
Heart Failure Working Group of Turkish Society of Cardiology
President email: email@example.com
Dates of term: 1 April 2017 - 1 April 2019
Heart Failure meeting: We organize a spring meeting in March, combining several working groups including Heart Failure Working Group - website
President Name: Leonid Voronkov
Ukrainian Heart Failure Society
President email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates of term: 2016 - 2020
Heart Failure meeting: April, every year
Useful information: Ukrainian Journal of Heart Failure, 3 issues/year
Every year, the Heart Failure Association invites all Presidents to the HFA Summit for an intense day discussing the issues relating to heart failure management in their countries and Europe.
Held annually, over 25 countries raise awareness of heart failure through TV programmes, newspaper articles, open house clinics, debates in parliament, bicycle rides and walks and children's art competitions.
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