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Articles tagged ‘World Heart Federation’

September 26, 2014

WHF programme to improve experience of AF patients

An inaugural Patient Advisory Council held in Melbourne as part of the World Heart Federation (WHF) Congress of Cardiology has convened to discuss the atrial fibrillation (AF) patient journey and important factors related to this including symptom recognition, diagnosis, care management and patient adherence to treatment options.

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May 28, 2014

WHF calls for an end to gender bias in cardiovascular disease

Women are still discriminated against when it comes to the management and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a recent review from the World Heart Federation (WHF). They remain more likely than men to be under-diagnosed and under-treated, mostly because the presentation, progression and outcomes of the disease are different and less understood in women than in men, according to the statement.

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March 3, 2011

World Heart Federation launches AF awareness campaign

The World Heart Federation, sanofi-aventis and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced their collaboration on the AF AWARE (Atrial Fibrillation AWareness And Risk Education) campaign to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation (AF) and its links to severe consequences including cardiovascular (CV) mortality, stroke and CV hospitalizations.

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October 14, 2009

An international plea for healthier workplaces to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

Marking, World Heart Day, held on 27 September 2009, the World Heart Federation, the World Health Organization and the World Economic Forum joined forces to call on governments, employers and workers around the world to make workplaces healthier.

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