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New! Watch the World Thrombosis Day 2016 Campaign Video

Thursday, October 6, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Luke Blount
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The World Thrombosis Day (WTD) 2016 official video has just been released! Watch the video, "Know Thrombosis: Keep Life Flowing," to learn more about the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of thrombosis, as well as atrial fibrillation (AFib). A Spanish version of the video will also be released the week of October 10. Watch the video, feature it at your WTD event/activity, and share it with your network!

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About World Thrombosis Day
Launched in 2014 and held annually on 13 October, World Thrombosis Day (WTD) aims to increase public, healthcare professional and health care systems’ awareness of thrombosis and, ultimately, to reduce deaths and disabilities from thromboembolic disease through a greater awareness of its causes, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and evidence-based prevention and treatment. WTD’s mission supports the World Health Assembly's global target of reducing premature deaths by non-communicable disease by 25 percent by 2025, as well as the WHO global action plan for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the 2013-2020 timeframe. Unrestricted corporate grants to help support WTD come from founding global partner Bayer HealthCare; global partners are Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Alliance, Daiichi Sankyo, Janssen, Portola Pharmaceuticals and Roche; and global patron Medtronic. Visit for more information.

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