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 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 practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Sophia Antipolis, 23 January 2015: The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has been elected to head the secretariat of the European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) for the next two years.The announcement comes as the ECDA holds its first meeting of 2015 in Brussels today.Professor Johan De Sutter, cardiologist in Ghent, Belgium, will chair the ECDA in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of ESC. He said:
“Over the two year period our main goal will be to advocate for the establishment of a comprehensive European Union (EU) framework on chronic diseases by 2017. In parallel, we will continue to provide scientific evidence for policy makers on risk factors for chronic diseases including tobacco, poor diet and low physical activity to help them tackle these issues in legislation. Crucial topics in the EU pipeline include air quality and trans fatty acids. ”
Professor Frans Van de Werf, chair of the ESC European Affairs Committee, said:
“The ESC welcomes the chance to hold the secretariat of the ECDA and appreciates the confidence of the membership in electing us to the role. The ESC was a founding member of the ECDA in 2010 and will sustain current efforts to promote health as a key priority for decision makers across the EU.”
About the European Society of CardiologyThe European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 80 000 cardiology professionals across Europe and the Mediterranean. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.http://www.escardio.org/Pages/index.aspxAbout the European Chronic Disease AllianceThe European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) is a coalition of European health associations sharing the same interests in combating preventable chronic non communicable diseases (NCDs), through European public health policies. The ECDA comprises 11 European health organisations representing millions of chronic disease patients and health professionals. The ECDA’s mission is to reverse the alarming rise in chronic diseases by providing leadership and policy recommendations based on contemporary evidence.
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