HFPN participates in Portuguese event on heart failure

News & Events

24 January 2020

Head of Programme Sara C Marques presented some of HFPN’s recent work at the Annual Meeting of the Heart Failure Working Group of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology.

The presentation covered key messages from The handbook of multidisciplinary and integrated heart failure care and gave an overview of the methodology for a more recent piece of work to develop a strategic consensus on heart failure in Portugal, which is currently in development.

Sara also participated in a panel discussion on the need to address the challenge of heart failure in Portugal. Other panellists were:

The HFPN has been working with the Institute of Health Sciences of the Catholic University of Portugal on the strategic consensus on heart failure, which is due to be published later this year.


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