WHAT IS PULMONARY HYPERTENSION?

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a disease affecting the arteries of the lungs. It can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex, or social or ethnic background. In pulmonary hypertension, the arteries of the lungs become narrowed and scarred. This can result in almost complete closing of the arteries, and can lead to heart failure. PH is a life-threatening disease for which there is currently no cure.

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ABOUT PHA CANADA

PHA Canada is a federally registered charity whose mission is to empower the Canadian pulmonary hypertension (PH) community through support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research. PHA Canada was established in 2008 to represent a united Canadian PH community, including patients, caregivers, and health care providers, and to better the lives of all Canadians affected by pulmonary hypertension. 

Information for parents and caregivers of children who have PH.

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Helpful  information for caregivers of PH patients.

Read about the latest PH research, and learn about local events and national Conferences.

PHA Canada has been accredited by Imagine Canada’s Standards Program.

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