Announcing our next webinar on “Balancing life and health: Pulmonary Hypertension, women and family planning”, September 5, 2023 at 18:00 CEST

Pregnancy in pulmonary hypertension is a very sensitive and multifaceted topic. Beyond medical considerations, cultural, religious, and personal beliefs play pivotal roles, adding layers of complexity to the decision-making process. Navigating this delicate journey requires a comprehensive understanding of each individual’s unique circumstances and values.


Karen M. Olsson MD – Department of Respiratory Medicine, Pulmonary Hypertension Programme, Hannover School of Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Germany; Member of the Task Force for the 2022 ESC/ERS clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension

Dr. Esther J. Nossent – Pulmonologist, Amsterdam UMC, centre of expertise for Pulmonary Hypertension

Pisana Ferrari – former pulmonary hypertension patient (diagnosed during pregnancy) double lung transplant recipient, patient advocate, President of AIPI OdV, Italian Pulmonary Hypertension Association, Secretary General of the Alliance for Pulmonary Hypertension


Dr. Andreas Reimann, Managing Partner of admedicum, experts in Patient Engagement and Access

Learning objectives

  • What the new guidelines on pulmonary hypertension say about pregnancy
  • What is new with respect to the previous guidelines
  • Understanding the physiology and why pregnancy is challenging in pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension and contraception
  • Pregnancy in pulmonary hypertension
  • Future outlooks

Our webinars

Our goal is to empower people living with pulmonary hypertension and their families by providing actionable insights and practical knowledge. All webinars will be broadcast across multiple platforms, including the PH-KSP website, LinkedIn Live and Facebook Live, to ensure broad accessibility and participation.

We are committed to preserving and sharing the wealth of information delivered during all the sessions. A comprehensive transcript will be made available after each webinar, allowing individuals to review and share the content with their networks.

We recognise the importance of overcoming language barriers, and therefore, we will provide translations, on request, making these invaluable resources accessible to individuals from diverse linguistic backgrounds.

Data privacy

We do not store or register or collect any personal data and you are free to use pseudonyms when joining our webinars. You will be asked if you agree to voice recording when joining but, in any case, it is only the speakers who will be recorded. Webinar participants will be able to intervene in discussions via the chat box. They shall apply appropriate circumspection when disclosing any of their personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data since this information may be collected and used by other webinar participants.

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