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American College of Cardiology (ACC)

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) aims to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.

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American Heart Association (AHA)

The American Heart Association is the oldest and largest voluntary organization in the USA dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

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American Society of Haematology (ASH)

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world's largest professional society serving both clinicians and scientists around the world who are working to conquer blood diseases.

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British Cardiovascular Society

British Cardiovascular Society aims to support and represent all those working in the fields of cardiovascular care and research

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European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is an independent, nonprofit organisation aiming to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.

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The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)

"The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is a global not-for-profit membership organization advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders.

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Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA)

"Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA) is a registered charity which focuses on raising awareness of atrial fibrillation (AF) by providing information and support materials for patients and medical professionals involved in detecting, diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation.

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AntiCoagulation Europe

AntiCoagulation Europe is a UK registered charity working with patients, healthcare professionals, NHS trusts, Industry, Governments, other charities. Their aim is to help prevent thrombosis, by disseminating information, education and support.

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Arrhythmia Alliance

Arrhythmia Alliance is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, medical groups and allied professionals. Although these groups remain independent, they work together under the A-A umbrella to promote timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias.

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European Heart Rhythm Society

The European Heart Rhythm Association of the ESC is a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Their aim is to provide clear and reliable information and practical advice to people with atrial fibrillation, their families and caregivers.

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Heart Rhythm Society

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is a leading resource on cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. This specialty organization represents medical, allied health, and science professionals from more than 70 countries who specialize in cardiac rhythm disorders.

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National Blood Clot Alliance

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is a non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot-provoked stroke.

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Sign Against Stroke

Sign Against Stroke is a global campaign to raise awareness about the condition known as atrial fibrillation, or AF, and its relationship with stroke.

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StopAfib.org is a patient-to-patient online resource providing information and tools for those living with AF. Created as part of the American Foundation for Women’s Health, its mission is to improve the quality of life of patients and their families, support doctor-patient relationships and wipe out AF-related strokes.

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Stroke Alliance for Europe

The Stroke Alliance for Europe is the European membership group for Stroke Support Organisations. It supports and empowers its members to deliver its vision of a world where there are fewer strokes, and where all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

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Stroke Association

Stroke Association is the UK's leading stroke charity changing the world for people affected by stroke.

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The World Heart Federation

The World Heart Federation is dedicated to leading the global fight against cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke.

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World Stroke Organization

The World Stroke Organization (WSO) is the world’s leading organization in the fight against stroke. It was established in October 2006 through the merger of the International Stroke Society and the World Stroke Federation with the purpose of creating one world voice for stroke.

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