Nordic Heart and Lung Alliance

Nordiska Hjärt- och Lungsjukas förbund
Nordiske Hjerte- og Lungesykes Forbund (NHL)

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1948-08-20 Reykjavik Iceland


20 Aug 1948, Reykjavik (Iceland), as Central Organization of Nordic Tuberculosis Associations. New statutes 25 Nov 1977, Copenhagen (Denmark), when adopted the title Nordic Association for the Heart and Lung Handicapped – Nordiske Hjerte- og Lungehandikappedes Forbund (NHL). Subsequently also referred to as Nordic Federation of Heart and Lung Associations – Organisation nordique des associations des maladies cardiaques et pulmonaires. Formerly also referred to as De Nordiske Tuberkuloseforbundens Centralorganisation (DNTC). Statutes amended again 3 Mar 1989, 11 Sep 2005, 7 Jun 2009 and 30 Mar 2011. Ceased to exist in a formal way, 2019, with countries still meeting informally.


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