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American College of Cardiology (ACC)

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) aims to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.

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American Heart Association (AHA)

The American Heart Association is the oldest and largest voluntary organization in the USA dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

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American Society of Hematology (ASH)

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world's largest professional society serving both clinicians and scientists around the world who are working to conquer blood diseases.

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Anticoagulation UK

Anticoagulation UK’s mission can simply be defined by three key objectives; the prevention of blood clots, providing information and education and promoting patient choice and independence.

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APS Support UK

APS Support UK is a small charity whose mission is to save and improve the lives of patients with antiphospholipid syndrome by achieving earlier diagnosis and the best possible treatment. They do this by informing doctors and healthcare professionals about antiphospholipid syndrome, raising awareness of APS in the general public and media, offering support and understanding to anyone affected by the condition and raising funds to provide support, education and research.

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British Cardiovascular Society

The British Cardiovascular Society aims to support and represent all those working in the fields of cardiovascular care and research.

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Circulation Foundation

The Circulation Foundation promotes promote awareness into vascular conditions, which contributes to the other goal of supporting vital research. The Circulation Foundation also aim to create a better understanding of the importance of healthy arteries and veins, and how this can be easily achieved leading to longer, healthier lives.

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The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is a global not-for-profit membership organization advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders.

The ISTH promote education and outreach initiatives, research activities, scientific meetings, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees and the development of standards, allowing a common language and approach to basic and clinical science all over the world.

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National Blood Clot Alliance

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is a non-profit, voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot-provoked stroke.

NBCA accomplishes its mission through programs that build public awareness, educate patients and healthcare professionals, and promote supportive public and private sector policy.

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The Thrombo Coaches for the @Time2Move Campaign help to raise public awareness of blood clots by getting people around the globe to move against thrombosis.

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Thrombosis Adviser

Thrombosis Adviser aims to serve as a comprehensive reference centre, starting with the essentials of understanding thromboembolic diseases, guiding you on to the specific arterial and venous thromboembolic conditions, treatments, prevention and finally special population considerations.

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Thrombosis Ireland

Thrombosis Ireland aims to enable all people on anticoagulation therapies including warfarin, rivaroxaban, apixaban, dabigatran and edoxaban to live the best possible lives. They aim to achieve this by supporting people and their families suffering from thrombosis related illness.

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Thrombosis UK

Thrombosis UK is a leader in identifying, informing and partnering the NHS, healthcare providers and individuals to work to improve prevention of venous thromboembolism and the management and care of unavoidable VTE costs.

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World Thrombosis Day

World Thrombosis Day seeks to increase global awareness of thrombosis, including its causes, risk factors, signs/symptoms and evidence-based prevention and treatment. World Thrombosis Day strives to reduce death and disability caused by the condition, which supports the World Health Assembly's global target of reducing premature deaths by non-communicable disease by 25% by 2025.

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Study end: 2020

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