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Slovak Heart Foundation

Slovak Heart Foundation was founded by Slovak Society of Cardiology in October 2006. Its mission is to support projects of primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in Slovakia.

The foundation supports projects with the following objectives:

- Creation of nationwide network of Cardiologists and Internal Medicine physicians willing to  participate in its projects
- Creation of Alliance of Primary and Secondary Prevention Of Cardiovascular Diseases
- Development of registries and surveys regarding cardiovascular diseases in Slovakia, including their risk factors
- Data collection, processing, sorting, and statistical analysis
- Clinical trials in cardiovascular diseases at national level

Current trends in cardiovascular diseases morbidity and mortality in Europe as well as in Slovakia triggered Foundation MOST (bridge) initiative: A month dedicated to heart disease. This initiative aims to increase public awareness regarding leading cause of death in Slovakia - cardiovascular diseases and to promote healthy lifestyle in the area of cardiovascular health. This project was started in September 2007 and includes educational events focused on the issues of cardiovascular diseases and their prevention.

BOARD OFFICERS:
PRESIDENT:
Prof. Jan Murin, M.D., Ph.D.
MEMBERS:
Prof. Iveta Simkova, M.D., Ph.D., Juraj Dubrava, M.D., Ph.D., Prof. Zoltan Mikes, M.D., Ph.D., Mgr. Margita Mikatova, Anton Dlesk, M.D., Ph.D., Ing. V. Balaz

SUPERVISORY BOARD:
CHAIRMAN:
Assoc. Prof. Ludovit Gaspar, M.D., Ph.D.

MEMBERS:
Prof. Fedor Simko, M.D., Ph.D.
Prof. Daniel Pella, M.D., Ph.D.

TREASURER:
Assoc. Prof. Gabriel Kamensky, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Us:
Mailing address:
SLOVAK HEART FOUNDATION
4IN
Ružinovská 42
821 01 Bratislava
Mgr. Ľubica Radimská

Tel: 0915 739 001
DIČ: 2022319464
IČO:30869439
e-mail: shf@cardiology.sk
web stránka: www.tvojesrdce.sk

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