Case study from The handbook

Mobile support from the Italian Association of Heart Failure Patients

5 September, 2018

The Italian Association of Heart Failure Patients has developed a mobile programme to provide support to people living with heart failure (HF) and to raise awareness of HF across the country.

The association distributes educational material in the programme’s meetings and provides on-the-spot specialist visits.

Links, references, and key reading

Associazione Italiana Scompensati Cardiaci. 2018. Il 24 Maggio 2018 Ti Aspettiamo Presso Piazza Caduti di Nassirya a Fiano Romano. Available from: [Accessed 09/08/18]

Associazione Italiana Scompensati Cardiaci. 2016. Settimana Europea dello Scompenso Cardiaco: Voce Ai Pazienti, con AISC, per Diffondere la Conoscenza della Patologia e Prevenirla. Available from: [Accessed 10/08/18]

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