The ICCPR spearheaded a global audit of cardiac rehabilitation (#globalcardiacrehabaudit) in 2016-2017, involving collaboration of 58 investigators worldwide. The protocol was endorsed by the World Heart Federation.

Find a powerpoint presentation summarizing the findings here (courtesy of SL Grace)

Find a brief video summarizing the findings here: Link

Find the program survey for use here: Link (see supplementary material 2)

Editorial from Patrick Savage on global cardiac rehab audit / survey – Link 

Primary Investigators: Sherry L Grace (Canada), Karam Turk-Adawi (Qatar), Marta Supervia (Spain), Francisco Lopez Jimenez (USA/Mexico)

Key National Champions (facilitated data collection in their country): Rongjing, D., Britto, R., Bjarnason-Wehrens, B., Derman, W., Abreu, A., Babu, A., Santos, C.,  Khiong, J.S., Cuenza, L., Yeo, T.J., Scantlebury, D.,  Andersen, K., Gonzalez, G., Giga, V., Vulic, D., Vataman, E., Cliff, J., Kouidi, E., Yagci, I., Benaim, B., Rivas-Estany, E., Kim, C., Fernandez, R., Radi, B., Gaita, D., Mooney, M., Simon, A., Chen, S.Y., Roxburgh, B. Castillo Martin, J., Hafizullah, M., Mendis, S., Maskhulia, L., Burdiat, G., Salmon, R., Lomelí, R., Sadeghi, M., Sovova, E., Hautala, A., Prasciene, E., Ambrosetti, M., Neubeck, L., Asher, E., Kemps, H., DeMaeyer, C., Eysymontt, Z., Farsky, S., Hayward, J., Prescott, E., Cradock, K., Dawkes, S., Santibanez, C., Zeballos, C., Pavy, B., Kiessling, A., Sarrafzadegan, N., Baer, C., Thomas, R., Hu, D.

Please find some of the publications stemming from the study below:

  1. Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez Jimenez, F., Pesah, E.*, Rongjing, D., Britto, R., Bjarnason-Wehrens, B., Derman, W., Abreu, A., Babu, A., Santos, C.,  Khiong, J.S., Cuenza, L., Yeo, T.J., Scantlebury, D.,  Andersen, K., Gonzalez, G., Giga, V., Vulic, D., Vataman, E., Cliff, J., Kouidi, E., Yagci, I., Kim, C., Benaim, B., Rivas-Estany, E., Fernandez, R., Radi, B., Gaita, D., Simon, A., Chen, S.Y., Roxburgh, B. Castillo Martin, J., Maskhulia, L., Burdiat, G., Salmon, R., Lomelí, R., Sadeghi, M., Sovova, E., Hautala, A., Tamuleviciute-Prasciene, E., Ambrosetti, M., Neubeck, L., Asher, E., Kemps, H., Eysymontt, Z., Farsky, S., Hayward, J., Prescott, E., Dawkes, S., Santibanez, C., Zeballos, C., Pavy, B., Kiessling, A., Sarrafzadegan, N., Baer, C., Thomas, R., Hu, D., & Grace, S.L. (2019). Cardiac rehabilitation availability and density around the globe. EClinicalMedicine. Link
  2. Supervia, M., Turk-Adawi, K., Lopez Jimenez, F., Pesah, E.*, Rongjing, D., Britto, R., Bjarnason-Wehrens, B., Derman, W., Abreu, A., Babu, A., Anchique Santos, C.,  Khiong, J.S., Cuenza, L., Yeo, T.J., Scantlebury, D.,  Andersen, K., Gonzalez, G., Giga, V., Vulic, D., Vataman, E., Cliff, J., Kouidi, E., Yagci, I., Kim, C., Benaim, B., Rivas-Estany, E., Fernandez, R., Radi, B., Gaita, D., Simon, A., Chen, S.Y., Roxburgh, B. Castillo Martin, J., Maskhulia, L., Burdiat, G., Salmon, R., Lomelí, R., Sadeghi, M., Sovova, E., Hautala, A., Prasciene, E., Ambrosetti, M., Neubeck, L., Asher, E., Kemps, H., Eysymontt, Z., Farsky, S., Hayward, J., Prescott, E., Dawkes, S., Santibanez, C., Zeballos, C., Pavy, B., Kiessling, A., Sarrafzadegan, N., Baer, C., Thomas, R., Hu, D.,  & Grace, S.L. (2019). Nature of cardiac rehabilitation around the globe. EClinicalMedicine. Link
  3. Abreu, A., Pesah, E., Supervia, M., Turk-Adawi, K., Bjarnason-Wehrens, B., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Ambrosetti, M., Andersen, K., Giga, V., Vulic, D., Vataman, E., Gaita, D., Cliff, J., Kouidi, E., Yagci, I., Simon, A., Hautala, A., Tamuleviciute-Prasciene, E., Kemps, H., Eysymontt, A., Farsky, S., Hayward, J., Prescott, E., Dawkes, S., Pavy, B., Kiessling, A., Sovova, E., & Grace, S.L on behalf of the Global CR Program Survey Investigators. (2019). Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Europe: How does it differ by region and compare with other high-income countries? EJPC;v26(11):1131-1146. Link
  4. Ghisi, G.L.M., Pesah, E., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez Jimenez, F., & Grace, S.L.  (2018). Cardiac rehabilitation models around the globe. Journal of Clinic Medicine; 7(9), 260. http://www.mdpi.com/journal/jcm/special_issues/Cardiac_Rehab. September. Link
  5. Tran, M., Pesah, E., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez Jimenez, F., Oh, P., Baer, C., & Grace, S.L. (2018). Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Canada. Canadian Journal of Cardiology;34:S252-S262. (invited supplement). October. Link
  6. Moghei, M., Pesah, E., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez Jimenez, F., Schraa, E., & Grace, S.L. (2019). Funding sources and costs to deliver cardiac rehabilitation around the globe: Drivers and barriers. International Journal of Cardiology;276:278-286. Link
  7. Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Pesah, E., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Afaneh, J., El-Heneidy, A., Sadeghi, M., Sarrafazadegan, N., Alhashemi, M., & Grace, S.L. (2019). Availability and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: How does it compare globally? International Journal of Cardiology;285:147-153. June. Link
  8. Roxborough, B.H., Supervia, M., Turk-Adawi, K., Benatar, J.R., Lopez, F.L.J. & Grace, S.L. (2019). Cardiac rehabilitation in New Zealand: How does it compare to other high-income countries? NZMJ;132(1496):47-58. June. Link
  9. Heine, M., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Derman, W., Lopez Jimenez, F., Naidoo, P., & Grace S.L. (ePub; Mar 27, 2019). Cardiac rehabilitation delivery in Africa. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa;30. Link
  10. Britto, R.R., Supervia, M., Turk-Adawi, K., Chaves, G.S.S., Pesah, E.*, Lopez Jimenez, F., Gomes Pereira, D.A., Herdy, A. & Grace, S.L. (ePub; Mar 5, 2019). Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Brazil, with comparison to other upper middle-income countries. Brazilian Journal of Physiotherapy. Link
  11. Pesah, E., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez Jimenez, F., Britto, R., Ding, R., Babu, A., Sadeghi, M., Sarrafzadegan, N., Cuenza, L., Anchique Santos, C., Derman, W., Heine, M., Gaita, D., Oh, P., & Grace, S.L. (2019). Cardiac rehabilitation delivery in low/middle-income countries. Heart. Link
  12. Chaves, G., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Santiago Pio, C., Abdel-Hadi, A-J., Mamataz, T., Tarima, S., Lopez-Jimenez, F., & Grace, S.L.  (under revision). Cardiac rehabilitation dose around the globe: Variation and drivers. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
  13. Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Adawi, A., Sadeghi, M., & Grace, S.L. (under review). Women-only cardiac rehabilitation delivery around the globe. Women’s Health Issues.
Photo of Principal Investigator Grace with most of UK national survey champions at BACPR conference 2018

Photo of Principal Investigator Grace with most of UK national survey champions at BACPR conference 2018

 

 

Marta Supervia presenting global survey of CR programs with other contributors WCC, Dubai 2018

Marta Supervia presenting global survey of CR programs with other contributors
WCC, Dubai 2018