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Do you know that fewer than 1 in 10 people can identify 3 common symptoms of heart failure? It’s time to change that.
Heart failure affects millions of people worldwide. Take a look at the facts and figures below. Find out just how big of an impact this disease has.
people over the age of 40 will develop heart failure in their lifetime*
Every year, more than 3.5 million people are diagnosed with HF in Europe. This equates to over 400 cases every hour or
in the 60 seconds it takes to read this infographic*
Heart failure causes
times as many deaths as advanced cancers like bowel and breast cancer*
*Reference: Heart failure in numbers. Novartis Pharma AG. Sep 2015. Code: GLCM/LCZ/0063.
Raising Heart Failure Awareness in Florence
We headed to Florence with our stunning LED heart to raise awareness of heart failure and collect your donated heartbeats. See highlights from the event by watching the video below.
Raising Heart Failure Awareness in Dublin
On European heart failure awareness day in May 2016, Keep It Pumping dropped into a shopping center in Dublin to raise awareness of heart failure. See how the day went by watching the video below.
Keep It Pumping supports American Heart Association walks
Keep It Pumping participated in 6 awareness walks in 2015. See how we provided heart-healthy education materials to all those involved.
Don’t fail your heart
Join us on a video journey about heart failure.
Putting our print on Italy
Keep It Pumping joined a special event in Rome, Italy. We teamed up with local artists to create a fun and innovative symbol of awareness. You can see pictures of the event on the Keep It Pumping Facebook page and watch a video of the event below.
Toy-brick heart stop: Basel
Novartis continued the toy-brick heart project at its campus in Basel for European Heart Failure Awareness Day. The heart sculpture took shape, brick by brick, all for heart failure awareness. Watch the video to learn more!