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Cancellation of European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships 2022 Ostend (Belgium)

Dear athletes, relatives and supporters,

This week the Managing Committee (MC) of the European Heart and Lung Transplant Federation (EHLTF) met again with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of EHLTC 2022 in Belgium via Zoom and discussed the current situation and upcoming developments.
The situation accross Europe with COVID-19 is still very uncertain and it is not possible to determine at this time covid case numbers and the impact of the Omicron variant at the planned date of the Games in June 2022.

Read more: Cancellation of European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships 2022 Ostend (Belgium)

The death has occurred of Terence Patrick Mangan

Templeogue, Dublin

The death has occurred of Terence Patrick Mangan, 2nd March 2021, Templeogue. Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital, surrounded by loving family, predeceased by late wife Anne, and brothers Gerard and Hugh. Much loved and dearly missed by sons Andrew and Tim; daughter-in-law Arlene, and beloved granddaughter Jordan; Tim’s partner Kathryn and daughters, Alannah, Kaijsa and Rose; sisters Carmel, Joan and Anne; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends, and many colleagues and associates from years of organ donation advocacy.

Read more: The death has occurred of Terence Patrick Mangan

CoVid-19 and its effects on transplanted people

In the meantime, the Corona Pandemic has spread to almost every country in the world. Heart and lung transplant patients belong to the high risk group.

The following protective measures are recommended:

  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly, especially after going to the toilet, before eating and other activities
  • Hygiene when coughing and sneezing
  • Observance of barrier measures (at least 2 m distance from other people etc.)
  • Toilet hygiene
  • special kitchen and food hygiene
  • Household hygiene
  • hygienic handling of animals
  • hands desinfection

Read more: CoVid-19 and its effects on transplanted people

Vitoria Gasteiz 2020

last update: 12.03.20 

To all teammanagers, participants and supporters off the European Games in Vitoria-Gasteiz 2020


Dear friends,

This morning the MC had a meeting about the developments of the Corona virus and the consequences for our games.

Read more: Vitoria Gasteiz 2020

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