Because every
heartbeat matters

Together with our Members we are leading
the global fight against cardiovascular disease

What drives us

Get ready for
World Heart Day

This year on 29 September, we're asking you to be a Heart Hero
by making a promise to look after your heart

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ESC Congress together with
World Congress of Cardiology

Join us in Paris!
31 August - 4 September 2019

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4th Global Summit
on Circulatory Health

Innovations in Cardiovascular Care and Technologies
29-30 August 2019

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Together with our members we are ...

CVD is the world's biggest killer

17.5m
deaths per year from CVD
1 in 10
aged 30-70 die from CVD
31%
of all deaths are from CVD

Our member organizations make us

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