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European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week Activities

European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week Activities

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We are half way through the 2019 European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week, and it's been a busy week for the organisations taking part! Here is a look at some of the latest activities to date.   Hartvolgers: Streetdoctor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP7kLsb5Tgk   Heart Valve Voice: Streetdoctor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTeLOVnM5ns&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXnUGZRUGLY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U598njQJDzg   Croí, the Heart & Stroke Charity: Awareness activities Croí's Cardiovascular Nurse...

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One Week until Valve Week

One Week until Valve Week

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We are less than five days away for the beginning of the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week and are partner organisations are busy putting final touches to their events. You can learn more about the activities taking place here.   European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week is a tremendously important initiative and this year innovation has been more important...

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Heart Valve Disease European Alliance Announces Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week

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Following the success of the first ever European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day in 2018, members of the European Heart Valve Disease Alliance, met in Paris last month and agreed that the event would be better represented over the course of a week in 2019. The Alliance, made up of patient organisations from France, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Ireland and...

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Global Heart Hub

The Heart Valve Disease European Alliance will join forces with the Global Heart Hub

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The six member countries from the Heart Valve Disease European Alliance met in Paris last month to discuss the upcoming Heart Valve Disease European Awareness week. While an agreement was made that the awareness day would become a week, more specifically, the third week of September, they also came to an agreement about a new organisational model going forward.  ...

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HVC Manifesto

Patient Organisations from Across Europe Meet in Brussels to Present Their European Heart Valve Disease Partnership Manifesto to MEPs

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BRUSSELS, 4 September 2018 - Patient organisations dedicated to helping raise awareness of heart valve disease, from France, Spain, The Netherlands, Italy, Ireland and the UK will be meeting with Members of European Parliament (MEPs) in Brussels to launch their European Heart Valve Disease Partnership Manifesto ahead of the first ever European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. Heart valve disease,...

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De Telegraaf publication

Front Page Story In De Telegraaf A Major Publication From The Netherlands

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A two page article about heart valve disease has been featured in a major publication in the Netherlands in the lead up to the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. The article discusses their new Heart Valve Disease game that is being released for primary care professionals and the importance of stethoscope use across the country. The feature also includes...

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Summit in Amsterdam

The Final European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Summit Planning Meeting: Amsterdam

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On 10 August the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day partner representatives met for the final time before the launch of the day on 8 September. The summit meeting, this time held in Amsterdam, was a full day ensuring that all of the details were finalised.   The plans from each representative country, Spain, France, The Netherlands, The UK, Ireland...

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Heart Valve Voice

Save the Date: European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day: The Power of Positive Ageing with Heart Valve Voice – 8 September, London

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Heart Valve Voice UK will be hosting a patient focussed summit around the theme of The Power of Positive Ageing in honour of the first ever European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on 8 September in London.   The event will be chaired by Heart Valve Voice Chairman and Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and co-chaired...

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Alliance du coeur

Save the Date: 1st Heart Valve Disease Awareness Days with the Alliance du Coeur – 5 to 7 September, Paris

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In France, the Heart Alliance is committed to raising awareness among French population about heart valve disease, where still too little is known!   In a single day, our heart beats about 100,000 times. An impressive pace that involves foolproof machinery, part of which is strategic: the heart valve.   The heart is a muscular pump, the size of the...

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Hart Volgers

Save the Date: Symposium For Heart Valve Disease Awareness – 7-8 September, Nijmegen

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The team at Hart Volgers has brought together two partners Radboudumc and ISALA heart centers to help support the Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day celebrations in The Netherlands. Patients, doctors and policy makers are invited to a national Heart Valve Disease Awareness Symposium to be held on September 7 in Nijmegen (Radboudumc) to put our 4A’s on the agenda.  ...

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