Emirates Cardiac Society (ECS) is a non-profit organization comprising of cardiologists within the UAE that work under the umbrella of the Emirates Medical Association.

ECS is striving to improve cardiovascular health through education, research and quality patient care. ECS helps people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices and provides science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients.


To educate the public and healthcare professionals in reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease in the UAE. The Emirates Cardiac Society promotes health education within the community, raising awareness of health issues amongst the population and establishes strong partnerships with national and international health agencies and establishments.


To establish a strong network for the management, education and research so as to improve the quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

Core Values


  • The Emirates Cardiac Society is flexible and is able to deal with the expectations of the members as well as the public and exceeds their expectations by answering queries as well as provides solutions for the problems.


  • Complies with best standards and practices, ensuring that the Emirates Cardiac Society wins the trust of the members and the public.

Team work

  • The Emirates Cardiac Society actively engages with its members and the public and provides support and advice to the community at large. Team spirit prevails and channels open are always for communication.

Financial Effectiveness

  • Optimal use of resources through good planning, and priority settings.

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit, voluntary health organization funded by private contributions. The Association’s goal is to provide reliable information to the American public on prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke.

To accomplish this, the Association seeks to:

  • Discover, interpret and process science
  • Develop and communicate consumer health information
  • Advocate the association’s position to key audiences
  • Generate resources


To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.
AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than 40 million volunteers and supporters as well as our more than 2,800 employees.

Scientific Research

Through the longstanding support of scientific research, the AHA has propelled breakthroughs that have saved and improved lives.

The AHA is committed to funding early-career investigators, whose work is vital to the future of heart and brain health. Funding for training and early-career investigators represents a substantial portion of the millions that we invest into research each year.

That commitment has brought results. The many AHA-funded discoveries include the first implantable pacemakers, the first artificial heart valve, CPR techniques and cholesterol-lowering medications.