Dear Friends, This year was challenging again due to the COVID pandemic and made the proper planning difficult, but we learnt from the previous year and were prepared for a plan “B” if needed. There was a great variety of events organized by member associations: in some countries it was possible to run in-person events, […]
Dear PHA Europe members, supporters, friends and family members! Let me welcome you to the pages of our newest edition of Mariposa: you can learn more about this year’s World Pulmonary Hypertension Day (WPHD). WPHD has a long history of celebration: in the first year, in 2012 a conference was organized in Madrid.
The first WPHD was organized in Madrid on 5 of May, 2012 and we are happy that since then we have managed to organize our “breathtaking” series of events in each year under the theme of “Get Breathless for PH”.
On the 5th May of 2018, we showed the international community what it is like to live with PH, continuing with our successful “Get breathless for PH” campaign. Healthy people were encouraged to take part in high-energy sports and activities to get breathless, driving awareness of what it is like for people with PH who […]
Ever since the first World Pulmonary Hypertension Day (WPHD) on 5 May 2012, our important annual milestone has been used to combine and highlight our international efforts to raise awareness of, and support for, patients with PH. This year it was clear that WPHD has grown into a spectacular celebration of our community’s work, and […]
In 2016 more countries than ever participated in World Pulmonary Hypertension Day (WPHD), with each patient association hosting inspiring events to show their support for patients around the world. 30 European PH patient associations held ‘Get Breathless for PH’ and #BreathofSuccess activities this year!