The initiative of World PH Day is originated from Spain, where a congress was convened in 2012. It became relatively fast obvious that there is a big need for Europe-wide PH specific awareness raising events to give forth the common voice. In the next year, in 2013 a couple of members of the European Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA Europe) joined and marked the World PH Day locally with various events. The number of participants unstoppable grew year-by year and within few years it became a global event.
Even COVID-19 could not stop the dedication to this series of events and more than 80 associations celebrated WPHD in 2020.
The following organizations participate in World PH Day: