Help Prevent and Cure Heart Rhythm Diseases

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30% of cardiovascular diseases are caused by a heart rhythm disorder.
There are three heart rhythm disorders related to failures in the electrical activity of the heart: atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation and heart failure.

These diseases affect millions of people worldwide, either chronically or acutely, and both immediately and fatally. Regardless of your age, you and your loved ones can be affected.

Every year, heart rhythm disorders cause:

  • 20% of strokes in the world
  • 32,000 sudden cardiac deaths in Canada
  • 150,000 hospitalisations for heart failure in Canada

Given all these broken lives, and the suffering of patients and their loved ones, solutions are urgently needed. You can help us fight these disorders through prevention, treatment and by training healthcare professionals. For example:

  • Funding new research projects to further understanding of cardiac electrical disorders,
  • Purchasing new equipment to provide experts with the best technology tools available and support medical innovation,
  • Supporting education and training programmes to spread knowledge in more centers worldwide and to ensure all patients benefit from therapeutic advances.

 

KBF CANADA is working with IHU Liryc – the Electrophysiology and Heart Modelling Institute, for the implementation of this project.

How to support this project

By credit card: At the top right hand of this page, indicate the amount of money you would like to give and make the donation online by credit card. You will immediately receive a receipt for tax purposes by e-mail. Simple and fast!

For donations by cheque: Make the cheque payable to the KBF CANADA Foundation, mentioning ‘Project G205Friends of the Liryc Foundation’ in the section ‘For’ and send it to: KBF CANADA Foundation, 1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 1670, MONTREAL, QC, H3B 2B6 – CANADA.

For direct deposits: Please send an e-mail to the KBF CANADA foundation at  [email protected] or call us on +1 514.481.2000.

Every donation is eligible for a receipt to be used for tax purposes in Canada.

KBF CANADA registered charitable organization number: 76978 4893 RR0001

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