The leading global voice
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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Become a WHF member and help us to build global commitment to address cardiovascular health at the policy level.
We convene and connect our members
To share science, best practice and resources, acting as a global thought leader and catalyst for positive change.
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The biggest global awareness-raising campaign for CVD.
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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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Explore everything from toolkits, videos and infographics, to policy reports, factsheets and more.
Striving for a 25% reduction by 2025 in premature
deaths from cardiovascular disease around the world
By connecting, convening and working to each other's strengths, we increase everyone's capacity to improve CVD outcomes
On 29 September, share how you power your heart and inspire millions of people around the world to be heart healthy.
WHF is the only global advocacy and leadership organization bringing together the CVD community to reduce the global burden of CVD.
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Policy and Reports
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Diet, overweight and obesity