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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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Aepovac

Save the Date: Gymkhana For Heart Valve Disease with AEPOVAC – 8 September, Madrid

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Heart valve disease is still very much unknown amongst the Spanish population and this is especially amongst those who are 60 years of age or older - the age group facing the highest risk of being diagnosed with this disease.   As part of our efforts to increase awareness of heart valve disease for the first European Heart Valve Disease...

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Cuore Italia at "The Martian"

Save the Date: Run With Cuore Italia At The “Martian Mission” – 13 September, Milan

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Join the team at Cuore Italia on the 13th of September at 6.30 PM near the Fountain of Piazza Castello in Milan to run or walk at the “Martian Mission” for Cuore Italia, as part of the celebrations for the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day.   Heart valve diseases affect over 1 million of Italians and its prevalence increases...

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MedTech

MedTech Week 2018

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From the 4-8 June, MedTech Europe organised MedTech Week to promote innovative and life-changing technologies across Europe. National medtech associations and organisations across the continent were encouraged to hold events and support the week through their communication channels.   MedTech Europe is an initiative that brings together professionals who are committed to supporting patients and people in need on the...

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HVD Awareness day planning session

European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Planning Session

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On 7 May members from the steering committee for the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day travelled to Switzerland to meet. The meeting was arranged to discuss and plan the upcoming awareness day and review each of the participating country’s plans for commemorating the day.   The representatives from each country, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland, The Netherlands and the UK,...

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