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.
“Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the biggest killer in Europe, with a huge impact on the economy,” said ESC President Professor Panos Vardas. “ It is our belief that public policies must be put in place to encourage its prevention. We have come to Brussels to be more active in the decision-making process.”
“Experience shows that science is not enough,” said Professor Vardas. “All the evidence shows that we need to exercise more, eat less, reduce alcohol consumption and stop smoking. Unfortunately this knowledge has had little impact on the rates of CVD related morbidity and mortality. We have not been as successful in primary prevention as we have been with treatments and secondary prevention. Individual approaches have not been enough, the way forwards is for policies to be put in place in order to encourage populations to choose the healthy options,” said Professor Vardas.
“Another important objective is to regroup all ESC activities concerning education. We will establish the European Heart Academy which will include our activities regarding accreditation, certification, continuous medical development, relationship with universities and also courses resulting in post-graduate certification,” declared Professor Vardas.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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