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We play a major role in bringing the CV community together to drive transformational change.
Together we are stronger
By 2025, our aim is to reduce premature deaths from CVD by at least 25%.
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To share science, best practice and resources, acting as a global thought leader and catalyst for positive change.
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Advocating for heart health
We lead the global advocacy effort for action to prevent, control and reduce the global burden of CVD.
All our programmes and partnerships are aimed at creating awareness of CVD as a priority issue across the globe.
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Together with our members we are leading
the global fight against cardiovascular disease
Prof Salim Yusuf, Dr Nanette Wenger, Prof Thomas Lüscher, Prof K. Srinath Reddy and Prof Sir Magdi Yacoub
The 2017/18 Emerging Leaders cohort has been announced.
This Coalition will leverage the expertise of its partners to advocate for increased prevention, control and treatment of all circulatory diseases.
Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge
MSF launches campaign to raise awareness of Chagas Disease
Meet of the Certificate Course in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Cycle-I successfully organized by the Public Health Foundation of India
WHF participated in the SCS 30th Annual Scientific Meeting
WHF participates in first African Heart Network Meeting
Calling for universal health coverage on World Health Day!
Global Hearts Initiative partner organizations meet in Geneva
Exciting 2018 campaign launched by the Inter-American Society of Cardiology "For the American heart"
The World Heart Federation and the Philippine Heart Association hold Cholesterol roundtable in the Philippines
WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017: monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies
Policy and Reports
CVD Advocacy Toolkit - The Road to 2018
A healthy heart your goal
Tobacco: totally avoidable risk factor of CVD
Diet, overweight and obesity