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  FH Australasia Network  
  The mission of the FH Australasia Network is to prevent early heart attacks in people with inherited high cholesterol by means of:  
     
 
  • identification, diagnosis and treatment of genetic cholesterol disorders for patients and their affected relatives

  • educating patients, health care providers and government agencies

  • fostering patient support

  • encouraging research to increase understanding and treatment of genetic cholesterol disorders

  • promoting public health efforts fostering collaboration between agencies and other health care providers
 
     
     
  The FH-Australasia Network is managed by the AAS Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Sub-Committee is a dedicated team of clinicians and scientists from around Australia and New Zealand. Activities currently underway include the development of management guidelines, information sessions for clinicians, and the establishment of various services around the country.

The AAS and the FH-Australia Network would like to acknowledge support (variously from 2005 to present) from the following coporate sponsors - Pfizer Australia, MSD Australia, AstraZeneca, Abbott Australia and sanofi Australia.