Established in 1975, TKV is an official member of the European Heart Association of 29 members from 24 countries since 1995 and of the World Heart Federation of 200 members from more than 100 countries since 2001.
Established in 1975, TKV is an official member of the European Heart Association of 29 members from 24 countries since 1995 and of the World Heart Federation of 200 members from more than 100 countries since 2001. As one of the Non-Governmental Organizations of our country with its activities to raise awareness in cardiovascular diseases, the health issue causing the highest level of mortality rate in the world and especially in Turkey; TKV fulfils its duty to motivate and warn people by raising their awareness to minimize the mortality rate with its intensified activities on both national and international arena for over 40 years. Moreover, TKV provides services at early diagnosis centre, and combines its duty to create social awareness with practices. TKV, as the main implementer of the ‘Children in the City’ programme in Turkey’ raises the awareness in cardiovascular health and cardiology, provides preventive medicine and treatment services to our people and ensures satisfaction of our people and employees by following up state-of-the art technology and offering high-quality and secure heart health services by acting consciously as a requirement of being a Foundation, which justifies its role in this action. Besides, with its 1.248 sqm, 6 floor medical and cardiology centre, (1) having facilities and services such as biochemistry laboratory, x-ray room, emergency unit, effort rooms, medical examination rooms, echocardiography room, observation and server rooms, tension holter and rhythm holter rooms and paediatric cardiology, etc., (2) being equipped with equipment such as defibrillators, effort equipment, EKG equipment, echo equipment, rhythm holter equipment, tension holter equipment, tension equipment, x-ray equipment and one fully equipped health screening vehicle, (3) employing people from diverse range of medical professions such as nutritionists, cardiologists, internal medicine specialists, nurses, biochemistry specialists, biologists, laboratory technicians, radiology specialists and technicians and various support personnel, since 1977, TKV has been proving services such as cardiologic examinations, internal medicine examinations, nutritionist services, electrocardiography (EKG), echocardiography, EKG with effort, tension holter, rhythm holter, lung x-ray and various biochemistry tests, has been providing diagnosis and treatment services to 10.000 per annum, on average.
Turkish Heart Foundation
19 Mayıs Caddesi, No: 8, Şişli, 34360 Istanbul, Turkey
T: +90 212 212 0707
F: +90 212 212 6835W: www.tkv.org.tr