• Heart Failure Association (HFA)

    A registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

    Our mission is to improve the quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.

    As the world's largest heart failure association, the HFA places its priorities in heart failure patient management and the awareness of heart failure as a global health problem.

    What we do

    • Advocacy - Global Heart Failure Awareness Programme, Heart Failure Matters!, HFA Summit
    • Research - Registries, Journals, Scientific Papers
    • Education - Online Education, Guidelines, postgraduate courses, fellowships, scholarships
    • Congress - Heart Failure congresses, Winter Research meeting
    • Membership - 4 categories with benefits

    Fast facts

    • over 9000 members (2016)
    • over 6000 attendees at Heart Failure congress in 2016
    • 45 national heart failure societies / working groups
    • 20 courses on the ESC eLearning platform
    • over 20 Committees and Study Groups
    • more than 25 countries participating in Heart Failure Awareness Days

    How to become a member

    We have four membership categories in order to offer a comprehensive choice to our members. Decide which membership level suits you best by visiting the HFA Membership page.

    For more information


    Visit the HFA website >