HEART FAILURE, A GLOBAL DISEASE REQUIRING A GLOBAL RESPONSE

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HEART FAILURE, A GLOBAL DISEASE REQUIRING A GLOBAL RESPONSE

During the last decennia, heart failure has developed into a major burden in the Western world, increasingly affecting millions.

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Goals

Stimulation of local research activities in the area of heart failure.

In order to contain a heart failure epidemic in developing countries, it is important to establish its prevalence and specific causes in different regions of the developing world.

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GAPS-HF Study

GLOBAL SURVEY OF MEDICAL SPECIALIST MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE.

This survey aims to describe the diagnosis, different forms of care and the treatment of heart failure across a wide variety of countries by cardiologists and other specialists who manage heart failure patients.

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President’s Message

cimWelcome to the World Heart Failure Society (WHFS).  The WHFS is a non-profit organization and a professional society. We would like to bring together medical, allied health and research professionals from all parts of the world who are involved in the field of heart failure.

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Board Members 

Board Members 2014

 

Our Mission

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In order to contain a heart failure epidemic in developing countries, it is important to establish its prevalence and specific causes in different regions of the developing world, and identify regional preventive measures and therapeutic regimens.

Stimulation of local research activities in the area of heart failure, and specific educational programmes for patients and health care providers are some of the examples to reach this goal.

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World Heart Failure Society Congress – 2014

The fourth edition of the World Heart Failure Society Congress was hosted successfully in United Arab Emirates under the chairmanship of Prof. Elsadig Kazzam.  The event featured some of the well known figures in the field of cardiology.  You may click the link below to know more about this event including photographs and videos of the event.

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PREVIOUS CONGRESSES

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3rd INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE WHFS ISTANBUL
The 3rd International Congressof the WHFS will be held in
Istanbul, Turkey 29 November – 2 December 2012
www.whfc2012.org

 

 

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3rd Biannual International Heart Failure Summit
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The 3rd Biannual International Heart Failure Summit was held 2 – 4 November 2011 in Tehran SBMU International Conference Hall. This Summit was organised by the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, in collaboration with the World Heart Failure Society. Full information can be found on the congress website: www.ihfsummit.com

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Turkish Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Working Group Annual Meeting
The Turkish Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Woprking Group Annual Meeting took place in Eskisehir/Turkey 17 – 19 September 2010
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2nd BIANNUAL WHFS CONGRESS CHANDIGARH, INDIA
WHFC 2010, The 2nd World Heart Failure Society Congress, organized by Prof. K.K.Talwar, was held at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India from February 5th to 7th, 2010. Nearly 500 delegates from India as well as from other countries participated in this meeting. The guest faculty included eminent speakers, Prof. Willem J. Remme (Netherlands), Prof. J. Sanderson (HongKong), Prof I.S. Anand (U.S.A), Prof. E. Kazaam (UAE), Prof N.S.Dhalla (Canada), Prof. Kushwaha (USA). The scientific programme covered all relevant aspects of heart failure, epidemiology, diagnosis and management with particular focus on pivotal issues in developing countries, such as Rheumatic Valvular heart disease justifying the aims and scope of the WHFS. more information and photos click here
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The Second Biannual International Heart Failure Summit was held in TEHRAN, IRAN, 13th – 15th May 2009.
Photos of the First Biannual WHFS Congress, Al-Ain, U.A.E.
World Heart Failure 2008. The First Bi-Annual Congress of The World Heart Failure Society 12-14 February 2008. Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates photos click here

 

World Heart Failure Society Presidential Office
Headquaters Sticares Foundation
Visiting address
Albrandsstate
Oever 1-5
3161 GR Rhoon
The Netherlands
Mailing address
P.O. Box 882
3160 AB Rhoon
The Netherlands
Tel: +31.10.485.51.77
Fax: +31.10.485.48.33
secretariat@whfs.org