The Coalition to Prevent VTE is a non-profit organization awaiting charitable status. It is a multidisciplinary group of European experts whose objective is to reduce the burden and occurrence of VTE, by raising VTE awareness and by promoting educational programmes and healthcare initiatives among healthcare professionals from the various medical specialties that encounter with patients at risk of VTE. The Coalition intends to reach a broad medical audience with information about its educational programmes and healthcare initiatives, and to educate the public about the significant risk of complications and long-term consequences of VTE.
To educate healthcare students and workers, as well as the public, about VTE
- To undertake research on VTE and disseminate the results
- To raise awareness about the various methods of primary and secondary prevention of VTE and its related morbidity and mortality
- To address the issues and evidence-based therapy in the known co-morbid areas, such as cardiology (heart failure), oncology, respiratory disease (COPD), internal medicine, infectious disease, surgery, and obstetrics and gynaecology.