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2023 Impact Report Highlights the Wide Reach of the Valve Disease Day Awareness Campaign

Published June 27, 2023

Every year on February 22, hundreds of advocates and organizations come together from around the world to raise awareness about heart valve disease, its risk factors and symptoms, and the importance of early detection and treatment in saving lives.

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This year’s Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day — led by the Alliance for Aging Research —was celebrated with screening events, social media campaigns, TV and radio interviews, public service announcements, and more. The 121 nonprofits, advocacy organizations, professional societies, foundations, hospitals, patient advocates, and heart centers joined forces once again to raise awareness.

Together they reached an estimated audience in the hundreds of millions and activated an estimated 1.2 million viewers. Read the full report on

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