Aims and Objectives

The general aim of the Finnish Heart and Lung Association is to strengthen the bond between Finnish transplant recipients.  Other objectives are:

·         to provide support, help and information to all heart and lung transplant recipients and their families, pre-and post-operation

·         to improve living conditions for people with heart and lung diseases

·         to establish better facilities and conditions for all aspects of cardiothoracic transplantation by co-operating with the medical unit of Helsinki University Central Hospital and other hospitals

·         to support scientific research in the field of organ transplantation

·         to promote the general awareness of heart and lung transplantation through collecting and distributing information on heart and lung diseases and transplantation.