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.
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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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Striving for a 25% reduction by 2025 in premature
deaths from cardiovascular disease around the world
Join us in Dubai from 5 to 8 December 2018 for an outstanding lineup of world leaders in cardiology, cardiovascular medicine and health.
Applications are now closed for the 2017/18 Emerging Leaders cohort
This Coalition will leverage the expertise of its partners to advocate for increased prevention, control and treatment of all circulatory diseases.
CVD champion Dr Sania Nishtar will co-chair WHO Commission on NCDs
The Heart Foundation of Jamaica calls for tax on sugar-sweetened beverages during Heart Month
WHF African Summit summarized in the European Heart Journal
Renewal of WHF’s Official Relations Status with WHO
Summary and outcome of the 142nd session of the WHO Executive Board
WHF to host CVD Special Session at World Conference on Tobacco or Health
Organizers of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health announce scientific programme
Emerging Leaders co-author paper on WHO List of Essential Medicines for CVD
Today is International Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day
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