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Left to right: David Wood, President WHF; Susanne Løgstrup, Director EHN; Simon Gillespie, President EHN; Jean-Luc Eisele, CEO WHF
The European Heart Network (EHN) celebrated their 25th anniversary on the 21 November 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. WHF President David Wood and CEO Jean-Luc Eisele joined them to celebrate the achievements of their first 25 years and their future outlook. WHF offered EHN a certificate in appreciation of their sustained dedication to the World Heart Federation vision and mission.
For more information visit the EHN 25th anniversary page
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