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