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PULMONARY HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATION NEWS

PH and COVID-19: Visit PHA’s Online Resources

  • COVID-19 FAQ for People with PH
  • PHA Connects: Health and Wellness Series
  • Therapy Access and Funding Assistance
  • Videos to Help You Start a Home Exercise Routine
  • Ways to Connect Virtually: Support Groups and More
  • PH Community Making Masks: Learn How!
  • Resources for HCPs
  • COVID-19 in the News

Learn About ‘PH and HIV’

Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) at 3:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Dec. 8 for “PH and HIV. Christopher F. Barnett, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of California-San Francisco will lead this PHA Live webinar about the risks of developing pulmonary arterial hypertension for people with HIV. As people with HIV live longer thanks to improved treatment, they can develop cardiovascular diseases, including PAH.

PHA Leaders Participate in PH Forums

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) leaders recently participated in several international conferences on pulmonary hypertension (PH). Their participation represents PHA’s longstanding leadership in PH research, policy and patient support.

Share Your PH Story or Research at PHA 2022

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is seeking speakers for PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. People with pulmonary hypertension, family members and caregivers may submit applications to present breakout sessions. Health care professional can submit abstract or symposia proposals for the Scientific Sessions. Applications are due Dec. 23.

Download a Free Copy of Pathlight to Spark PH Awareness

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month is underway with 11 days of digital tools and downloadable resources to help others “Spark Awareness.” Today, we’re offering a free download of a recent issue of Pathlight, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s quarterly member magazine.

Double Your Impact on GivingTuesday

Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday. The world-wide day of giving is Tuesday, Nov. 30. Help support the pulmonary hypertension community by donating to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. In honor of PHA’s 30th anniversary, a group of generous donors have agreed to match gifts dollar-for-dollar up to $30,000.

See Our Updated COVID-19 FAQ on Vaccines for Kids

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week recommended a low-dose pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 5 to 11. The vaccine has emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recommendation expands vaccine access to about 28 million children in the U.S. For more information, visit the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s COVID-19 FAQ.

Discover PHA’s CTEPH Resources

CTEPH Awareness Day wrapped up Wednesday, but you can still learn more about chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. See our Nov. 28 PHA Live event of CTEPH on demand, and discover more PH resources from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

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Support Group Meetings
NJ - South Jersey (Virtual)
Tuesday, November 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
MA - Greater Boston (Virtual)
Saturday, December 4, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST
IA - Iowa City (Virtual)
Saturday, December 4, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
MI - Macomb-Oakland (Virtual)
Saturday, December 4, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Parent Telephone Support Group
Wednesday, December 8, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
IN - Indianapolis (Virtual)
Thursday, December 9, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Bereavement Telephone Support Group
Thursday, December 9, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
MN - Twin Cities (Virtual)
Saturday, December 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

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PHA Classroom

Free educational resources for PH patients and families.

Connect with other patients and caregivers online or by phone.

Earn CME/CE credits at PHA’s educational website for healthcare professionals.