The Consortium

The AFFECT-EU consortium consists of 26 partners, including, health-care providers (nurses, general practirioners, cardiologists, neurologists) and allied healthcare professionals, social scientists, clinical trialists, health economists (specialists in nutrition, environmental sciences), epidemiologists, biologists, a health insurance, policy-maker and industry. AFFECT-EU is a strong consortium built on an established network and long-term co-operations among its partnes, with the aim of implementing AF screening in clinical practice.


Participant organisation name   Country
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf [UKE]  Germany
National Institute of Health and Welfare Finland [THL]         Finland
University of Sydney [UNSYD]  Australia
Linköping University [LIU]  Sweden
University of Cambridge [CU]  United Kingdom
University of Oxford [UOXF]  United Kingdom
McMaster University [MAC]  Canada
University of Belgrade [MFUB]  Serbia
Atrial Fibrillation NETwork [AFNET]  Germany
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia [UNIMORE]  Italy
Edinburgh Napier University [NAPIER]  United Kingdom
European Society of Cardiology [ESC]  France
Health Service Executive West [HSE]  Ireland
The Rigshospitalet [REGIONH]  Denmark
Vall d'Hebron Research Institute [VHIR]  Spain
University RWTH Aachen [RWTH]  Germany
Boston University [BU]  United States
University College Cork–National University of Ireland [UCC]       Ireland
University of Amsterdam - Academic Medical Center [AMC]  Netherlands
University of Birmingham [UoB]  UK
Roche Diagnostics [ROCHE]  Switzerland
Umea University [UMU]  Sweden
Tromsø University [UIT]  Norway
Pfizer Pharma GmbH [PZIFER]  Germany
Mediterranean Neurological Institute [NEUROMED]  Italy

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