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 an infographic summarizing the main availability / need findings here: Turk-Adawi, Karam PhD; Ghisi, Gabriela Lima de Melo PhD; Grace, Sherry L. PhD, CRFC, FAACVPR Availability, Density, and Unmet Need for Cardiac Rehabilitation Around the World, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention: July 2022 - Volume 42 - Issue 4 - p E48-E49. Find a powerpoint presentation summarizing the findings here (courtesy of SL Grace), Find a brief video summarizing the findings here.
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:
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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