8th CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE ON EMERGENCY CARDIAC CARE - June 11, 2016

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica, in association with the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and the American Heart Association, are pleased to present the 8th Caribbean Conferenc on Emergency Cardiac Care being held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.

Additional details about the conference can be found here.

Argentina:  National Law 27159 Supports CPR and Public Access Defibrillation

bsasboletinoficiallogoBuenos Aires, Argentina - On July 24, 2015 both chambers of the Argentine Parliament passed the National Law 27159 on "Sudden Death - Integral Prevention System" which will finally address the subject of Public Access CPR & AED.  The success comes after many years of hard work and diligence by numerous members of civil society and health professionals working in emergency cardiovascular care.

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Día Mundial del Corazón 2014 en México
Destacada Participación de la FIC México en el Primer Cardiotón
140929ficmexentregareconocimientoAl cumplir su vigesimoquinto aniversario, el Día Mundial del Corazón registró este fin de semana en la Ciudad de México una multitudinaria celebración, al dar un giro novedoso a este tipo de movilizaciones con la celebración del primer CARDIOTÓN, organizado por la Secretaría de Salud del D. F., motivo por el cual la Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón México, por conducto de su Presidenta, Lic. Yvonne García Richaud, entregó un reconocimiento de nuestra entidad al Dr. Armando Ahued, Secretario de Salud. Visite la página web de FIC México para leer más sobre el evento.
http://www.ficmexico.org/index.php/comunicacion/boletines-prensa/154-dia-mundial-del-corazon

IAHF Position on Training and Public Access Defibrillation in Latin America

Experts in Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) from Latin America developed this statement to argue for the need to train the population in Cardiopulmonary mentalhealthdrugs Provigil Resuscitation (CPR) and increasing the availability of Automatic External Defibrillators to save the lives of those with cardiac arrest.   READ MORE...  ENGLISH     SPANISH

Public Access Defibrillation in Uruguay

View presentation on the successful effort to enact policies about emergency cardiovascular care and public access defibrillation in Uruguay. In Spanish

ResuciMail6.1 Newsletter

News from the InterAmerican Heart Foundation Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee. 

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Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee 2015-2016

Raffo Escalante (Perú) - Chair
Eduardo Velasco (México) - Vice Chair
Edison Ferreira de Paiva (Brasil) - Vice Chair
Daniel Pichel (Panamá) - Immediate Past Chair
Saúl Drajer (Argentina) - Past Chair
Alfredo Sierra (México) - Past Chair
Santiago de los Santos mentalhealthdrugs anxiety (Uruguay) - Member
Oscar Guzman (Perú) - Member
Amelia Reis (Brasil) - Member
Dario Ferreira (Brasil) - Member
Remigio Vélez (México) - Member
Alfredo Misraji (Chile) - Member
Hernando Matíz (Colombia) - Member
Manoel Canesin (Brasil) - Member
Beatriz Champagne (USA) - Staff
Javier Valenzuela (USA) - Staff