World Thrombosis Day

The global world thrombosis day movement

World Thrombosis Day Honored With Two Major Awards

We are honored and excited to announce that World Thrombosis Day (WTD) has received two major awards: the Gold Circle Award for Overall Excellence from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and a Silver Anvil from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

ASAE's Gold Circle Award for Overall Excellence is the organization's highest honor and recognizes association-lead campaigns that display unparalleled creativity and innovation. The announcement was made on June 2 during ASAE's 2015 Marketing, Membership, & Communications Conference in Washington, DC.

Two days later, WTD was presented with the coveted PRSA Silver Anvil Award in the category of Associations/Observances 1-7 Days and an Award of Excellence in the category of Public Service Campaign by Associations. For more than 60 years, the Silver Anvil Award has served as the industry’s most distinguished honor, recognizing the very best in public relations.

New Patient Stories Further Illustrate Need for Awareness

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WTD Study Reveals Low Awareness of VTE, DVT and PE Globally

In the first international awareness study on thrombosis, World Thrombosis Day finds that public understanding of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) is much lower than that of other health conditions, including heart attack, stroke, hypertension, breast cancer, prostate cancer and AIDS. More

New U.S. Study Identifies Hospital Characteristics Associated with Higher VTE Diagnoses

A new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that certain characteristics of hospitals and hospital patients are related to higher rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) diagnoses. More