Australian Cardiovascular Alliance (ACvA)
The Australian Cardiovascular Alliance (ACvA) is Australia’s first member-driven organisation dedicated to advancing research into heart, stroke and vascular disease through awareness, and promotion of the role of scientific research in combatting serious health issues in Australia.
Established in 2015 by concerned scientists and key scientific institutions and associations from across Australia, the ACvA aims to increase the visibility of cardiovascular diseases as a National Health Priority Area with the general public
- advocate for increased peer-reviewed funding for research into heart, stroke and vascular disease.
- represent cardiovascular researchers in the advocacy of Canberra for research into heart, stroke and vascular disease.
- promote the development of strong collaborative networks between cardiovascular researchers nationally.