Claire Mounier-Véhier, lady of the heart

Posted on Sep 29, 2021 at 7:33 amUpdated Sep 29, 2021, 9:27 AM

It is the leading cause of female mortality! Each day, cardiovascular disease kills 200 women in France. A fatality that cardiologist Claire Mounier-Véhier, co-founder, in February 2020, of the Agir pour le cœur des femmes endowment fund which, on this World Heart Day, is launching the itinerant operation Bus de coeur, is rejecting this fatality.

“The objective is to travel the territory with a medically equipped bus, in order to offer screening to women in a precarious situation and prevention advice to all the others”, explains, at 59, this professor in vascular medicine, specifying that the 2021 campaign concerns Lille, Marseille, Avignon, La Rochelle and Saint-Etienne. Its goal ? “Go to 20 cities in 2022, 40 in 2023, 60 in 2024, etc. », She reveals.

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