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.
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 through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
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 practicing in specific cardiology domains.
Saudi Arabia, SA
president: Dr. Khalid Al Habib,
President: Dr Khalid Al Habib, FESC
Vice-President: Dr Hani K. Najm, FESC
General Secretary: Dr Waleed Alhabeeb
Treasurer: Dr Howaida Al Qethamy
Dr Abdullah Alsehly
Dr Hussam AlFaleh
Dr Saed Alahmari
Dr Mohammad Balghith
Dr Owayed Alshammari
Number of Members: 464
Year of Foundation: 1987
Year of ESC affiliation: 2009
28th annual congress of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA 28)
10-13 March 2017
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The mission of the SHA are:
The SHA structure includes 8 Working Groups and several committees.The SHA holds Scientific Sessions annually by rotation in Dammam or Khobar, Riyadh and Jeddah. 19 such meetings have been held so far since the inception of the SHA. There are also symposia on various aspects of cardiovascular medicine or surgery in conjunction with hospitals and clinics throughout Saudi Arabia.
Training of basic and advanced life support primarily by training organising and holding BLS and ACLS courses by health care professionals is arranged by the SHA
The Association participates in the design of cardiology fellowship training programs Arab Board in Cardiology, The Saudi Board in Cardiology as well as Fellowship of King Saud University fellowship in Cardiology. The SHA website www.sha.org.sa has English as well as Arabic sections and aims to educate the public as well as professionals.
The official publication of the SHA is the Journal of the Saudi Heart Association of which there has so far been 3 issues a year. The journal, which is peer reviewed and represents the cardiovascular scientific community in the region, has been published for 20 years. As of spring 2009, however, the journal has changed in style, content and quality and is now published quarterly (January, April, July and October). The journal is in English and can be found on the SHA website here.
The SHA also publishes an Arabic language journal, Heart Health, addressing the general public. This journal aims to educate the public and concentrates on prevention of cardiovascular disease. The Journal is in its ninth year and is published quarterly. Furthermore, the SHA website contains information for patients on cardiology
Saudi Heart Association
P.O. Box 7805
Riyadh – 11461
Tel. +966 1 4671434
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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