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Heart Failure Policy Summit 2022

October 25, 2022 - November 16, 2022

The Heart Failure Policy Network (HFPN) is excited to announce the full programme of the 2022 Heart Failure Policy Summit, taking place over four online sessions in October and November.New clinical guidelines and innovation offer hope of improving the lives of the 10 million people living with heart failure in Europe, but only if we can deliver best practice care at an unprecedented scale. United in the face of this challenge, heart failure leaders in all sectors will come together at the 2022 Summit, the essential annual forum for the heart failure community. We will hear insights from senior decision-makers and discuss the focal topics and knowledge that will define the future of heart failure care.  Over 40 senior patient leaders, clinical leaders and decision-makers are confirmed as speakers for the Summit, including:

  • The Prime Minister of Ireland, Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD
  • Professor Giuseppe Rosano, President, Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Neil Johnson, Founder and Executive Director, Global Heart Hub
  • Veronique Wasbauer, Principal Advisor for Non-Communicable Diseases, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
  • Professor Fausto Pinto, President, World Heart Federation
  • Dr Cristina Bescos, Director of Innovation, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Health
  • Professor Silva Cardoso, Professor of Cardiology, Porto Medical School
  • Billy Kelleher MEP, European Parliament, Ireland
  • Professor Héctor Bueno, Researcher, Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research
  • Professor Martha Gulati, President-Elect, American Society for Preventive Cardiology
  • Tomislav Sokol MEP, European Parliament, Croatia
  • Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP European Parliament, Finland
  • Penilla Gunther, former MP and Founder, FOKUS Patient, Sweden
  • Dr Jillianne Code, Co-founder and President, HeartLife Foundation, Canada
  • Professor Tiny Jaarsma, Linkoping University, Sweden and editor-in chief of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

The sessions will be on the following themes:

  1. Elevating heart failure with one voice: uniting stakeholders to advocate for change – Wednesday 26 October, 13:00 (CEST)
  2. Innovation in heart failure: shifting diagnosis and care into community settings – Wednesday 2 November, 13:00 (CET)
  3. Heart failure, inequality and the world stage: connecting advocates with the global policy agenda – Wednesday 9 November, 13:00 (CET)
  4. Living well with heart failure: moving towards more person-centred, integrated care – Wednesday 16 November, 13:00 (CET)

The Summit is free to attend and open to all. Register now and join the movement to tackle heart failure.

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