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Philippine Heart Association

The Philippine Heart Association is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology.

Philippines, PH

Structure 2016-2017

President: Dr Raul Lapitan

Vice President: Dr Jorge A. Sison

Secretary: Dr Nannette R. Rey

Treasurer: Dr Aurelia G. Leus

VP for Finance: Dr Romeo B. Cruz

VP for External Affairs: Dr Frederick M. Alegre

Past President: Dr Alex Junia

Number of Members:   1628

Year of Foundation:      1952

Year of ESC affiliation:  2015 


48th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting

24-26 May 2017



A biennial publication, the Philippine Journal of Cardiology is a treasure trove of scientific researches and case studies authored by noted clinician-researcher-writer PHA members. Initially entitled the Philippine Heart Journal in 1953, it was renamed to PJC in 1972.

The ever-evolving bi-monthly PHA Heart NewsBriefs is a lay-friendly news-magazine that is widely circulated among the PHA members and their non-medical allies, such as the pharmaceutical industry, media sectors and the like.