Submit an abstract (deadline: 8th November).
Diseases of the heart and circulation are the commonest preventable cause of disability and death in the UK and elsewhere in the developed world. Heart and circulatory disorders are also rapidly overtaking communicable diseases as serious health problems in less developed countries.
Speakers at this symposium will considers gaps and challenges in limiting the occurrence and severity of disorders of the heart and circulation and the extent to which health policy is supporting health professionals in efforts to help the public to remain as heart healthy as possible.
The speaker panel includes
Ken Redekop, Erasmus, Netherlands: Personalising heart medicines;
Bernard Cheung, Hong Kong: Controlling hypertension
Wade Dimitri, CVRT patron: Heart Surgery in developing countries
Alison Halliday, Oxford, UK: Carotid disease and stroke prevention
Donald Singer, CVRT trustee: How fit for purpose is UK Party policy on preventing heart and circulatory disease
Ramon Estruch, Barcelona: Mediterranean Diet to prevent heart disease
Papers from the symposium will be published after peer-review in the journals of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine (Postgraduate Medical Journal and Health Policy and Technology.
Copies of the latest publications supported by the CVRT will be available at the event: