ASEAN Heart Journal

, 22:16

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History of the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology: A 38-Year Journey

  • Richard NgAffiliated withASEAN Federation of CardiologyASEAN College of Cardiology Email author 


The ASEAN Federation of Cardiology (AFC) was conceptualized in 1973, when all official representatives of the five cardiac societies of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand agreed to form a nonpolitical federation for the advancement of cardiology practice and education in Southeast Asia.


ASEAN Country Secretary General Memorial Lecture Original Country Fixed Asset