Two of the primary goals of the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) are:
This section provides resources to help in advocacy at both, local and national levels to set up these essential services. The ICCPR encourages members and non-members to share their experiences and success stories in setting up programs in their individual countries.
ICCPR publishes a paper on ‘Advocacy for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation globally’.
In September 2016, an ICCPR team led by Dr. Abraham Babu published these guidelines, which will help countries across the world lead advocacy campaigns to have cardiac rehabilitation services included as part of their healthcare. Click here for the full version of the article: Click here for supplementary information on 4 advocacy success stories in different regions of the world.
OTHER ADVOCACY RESOURCES:
Heart Foundation of Australia’s CR Advocacy Toolkit: https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/images/uploads/publications/Heart_Foundation_A4_Advocacy_ToolKit_Brochure_WEBHR.pdf
Heart Foundation of Australia’s CR Advocacy Pamphlet: https://heartfoundation.org.au/images/uploads/publications/Improving-the-delivery-of-cardiac-rehabilitation.pdf
Heart Foundation of Australia’s CR Advocacy Plan: http://www.heartlungcirc.org/article/S1443-9506(15)00075-X/abstract
AACVPR: Advocacy Resources: https://www.aacvpr.org/Advocacy
About the association
The International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) was created in 2010 to bring together associations dedicated to the promotion of cardiovascular disease prevention and cardiac rehabilitation globally. Named Board member from each associations serve on our Council, which meets quarterly. ICCPR is an Associate International Member of the World Heart Federation.
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