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%.
Join the fight
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.
Celebrate World Heart Day
The biggest global awareness-raising campaign for CVD.
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Join world leaders in heart health, share ideas, network with specialists.
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.
Find out more about our and our members' work around the world.
Explore everything from toolkits, videos and infographics, to policy reports, factsheets and more.
Together with our members we are leading
the global fight against cardiovascular disease
On 25 September, join leaders in public health and government for
the launch of the White Paper on Circulatory Health
Drive action on Access to Essential Medicines and Technologies at the
3rd Global Summit on Circulatory Health on 4-5 December 2018, in Dubai
Make your heart promise on 29 September...
for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts
Join us in Dubai from 5 to 8 December 2018
Our prestigious speakers include Salim Yusuf, Nanette Wenger, Thomas Lüscher, K. Srinath Reddy, Jeroen J. Bax, Sir Magdi Yacoub and Valentin Fuster
Welcome to World Heart Day, 29 September 2018, our global campaign to raise awareness of heart health.
This Coalition will leverage the expertise of its partners to advocate for increased prevention, control and treatment of all circulatory diseases.
WHF welcomes a new Tobacco Expert Group
The Heart & Stroke Foundation of South Africa celebrates Heart Awareness Month
Just 3 weeks to go until the UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) launches a new e-Guidelines website
The British Heart Foundation launches the Big Beat Challenge at the European Society of Cardiology Congress
World Congress of Cardiology 2019 to be held in Paris together with European Society of Cardiology
World Heart Federation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, Germany
Second meeting of the WHF RHD Taskforce at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - Health Care Professionals
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - General Public
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