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FH Week follow up - FH events worldwide

Wednesday 26 September 2018   (0 Comments)
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Based on prevalences between 1/500 and 1/200, between 14 and 34 million individuals worldwide have FH. EAS FHSC works with all stakeholders, including patients' organisations, to ensure that results of data analyses from our state-of-the-art registry are used to close gaps in knowledge and/or improve clinical practice for FH patients.

EAS FHSC has a special focus during FH Week but efforts to put FH on the public health agenda goes on throughout the year.

WORLDWIDE EVENTS ON FH

Amongst the activities to raise awarness of FH in the medical community and general public, these are some of the various public events that have taken during in September.

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 Date Event Location Organiser
September
1
Article on FH in the ‘VITA’ magazine lifestyle and health magazine

GREECE
Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society
 September
20
Local radio broadcast on FH Information for lay population about FH and Postgraduate course for GP's, healthcare providers  HUNGARY Hungarian Atherosclerosis Society
September
24 
 
FH awareness day - the general public in Al-Diwaniya city was invited to listen to the talk about FH ( Prevalence , risk , signs of the disease, the importance of early diagnosis and cascade screening of the family ) in a simplified native language that included photos and short videos illustrating the impact of the problem.
IRAQ

Iraq lipid clinics network in cooperation with Ministry of health in Iraq

Al-Diwaniya teaching hospital
IRAQ.

This event was followed by Radio broadcast in the local radio station of the city and published on social media reaching out to a large audience in Iraq.

 September
25

 

Press conference + Meet the Chef activity - cook-ing of fine food for healthy vessels

CZECH REPUBLIC  www.diagnozafh.cz, www.facebook.com/diagnozaFH
 
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PUBLICATION

FH Week is an initative by the European Atherosclerosis Society, in cooperation with the FH Studies Collaboration.

FH Week 2018 and "Experts on FH" is a campaign to highlight the importance of a better understanding of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and the need for action to improve management of this condition and improve the lives of patients. Although EAS has a special focus on FH this week, efforts to put FH on the public health agenda goes on throughout the year.

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