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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 elections: 2024-2026

 Board and Nominating Committee

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Upcoming Events

  • February 2024
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Wednesday 14 February

      An intensive review of all aspects of heart failure including epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic pathways, management and evidence-based treatments. 

      14/02/2024 13:00 15/02/2024 19:00 Europe/Paris HFA Certification Exam Preparatory Course 2024

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    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Thursday 22 February
      - Austria

      A hands-on course covering identification, initial management, referral criteria and final treatment in advanced HF care centres with heart transplantation and ventricular-assist devices

      22/02/2024 09:00 23/02/2024 15:00 Europe/Paris HFA Advanced Heart Failure Course 2024

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  • March 2024
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Wednesday 20 March
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      The leading meeting for basic and translational heart failure science in Europe.
      20/03/2024 13:00 21/03/2024 14:00 Europe/Paris HFA Winter Research Meeting on Translational Heart Failure Research

      Annual Winter Research Meeting

      Held in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, on 25-28 January 2017, this meeting covers aspects of Translational and Basic Science in heart failure

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