Front Page Story In De Telegraaf A Major Publication From The Netherlands
A two page article about heart valve disease has been featured in a major publication in the Netherlands in the lead up to the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. The article discusses their new Heart Valve Disease game that is being released for primary care professionals and the importance of stethoscope use across the country. The feature also includes a patient story about Ans Spronk, whose life was saved when her heart valve disease was detected by a stethoscope examination. Here is a full summary of the article:
MedTech Week 2018
From the 4-8 June, MedTech Europe organised MedTech Week to promote innovative and life-changing technologies across Europe. National medtech associations and organisations across the continent were encouraged to hold events and support the week through their communication channels.
European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Planning Session
On 7 May members from the steering committee for the European Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day travelled to Switzerland to meet. The meeting was arranged to discuss and plan the upcoming awareness day and review each of the participating country’s plans for commemorating the day.