For the Good of Our Hearts
CVD Patient Association THE HEALTHY HEART
The Association of cardiovascular (CVD) patients Healthy Heart unites patients with hypertension, high blood cholesterol, arrhythmia, obesity and other cardiovascular diseases, as well as those who care about the heart health and a healthy lifestyle.
The CVD patients’ Association Healthy Heart pursues ambitious goals to not only teach the public to avoid these diseases or to live with them in a quality way, but also to function as an intermediary to be heard by the governmental authorities when important decisions regarding cardiovascular issues and public health on the whole are being considered.
In September, 2020, Mrs. Rasa Semiotiene was elected chairperson at the inaugural meeting of the Healthy Heart Patients’ Association, established in Kaunas (LT).
Mortality from cardiovascular diseases in Lithuania makes 56 percent. Every third person has certain cardiovascular problems or is already a cardiological patient with cardiac arrhythmias, high blood pressure (hypertension), high levels of cholesterol, overweight or type 2 diabetes, or has experienced a heart attack or stroke.
Our mission is to organize educational seminars, lectures, events, etc. by inviting professionals of medicine, sports or healthy lifestyle for consultancy, and alongside, engage in other educational activities aimed at prevention or reduction of cardiovascular illnesses. We try to provide relevant information on CVD matters on the social media and in person.
We also seek to influence decisions of authorities relevant to the policy of health system in the country. For example, one of the first goals is to fight for more widely available reimbursable medicines for cardiovascular disease treatment.
Let us join FOR THE GOOD OF OUR HEARTS.