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Philippine Heart Association

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

Philippines, PH

Structure 2022-2023

President: Dr. Jude Erric L. Cinco

Vice President: Dr Ronald E. Cuyco

Secretary: Dr. Rodney M. Jimenez

Treasurer: Dr Walid A. Amil

Past President: Dr. Gilbert C. Vilela


Number of Members: 1924

Year of Foundation: 1952

Year of ESC affiliation: 2015


26th Asean Federation of Cardiology (AFC) hosted by the Philippine Heart Association
11-12 November 2022
Manila, Philippines


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