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.
Attend the Congress
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.
Find out more about our and our members' work around the world.
Together with our Members we are leading
the global fight against cardiovascular disease
This year on 29 September, we're asking you to be a Heart Hero
by making a promise to look after your heart
Informing health systems approaches to CVD by prioritizing
practical, proven, cost-effective action
This year on World Heart Day, we're asking you to be a Heart Hero by making a promise ... a promise to make a simple change for your heart health.
The next Congress will be held in Chicago, 28-30 March,
in partnership with the American College of Cardiology.
Meet our cadre of experts who collaborate, research and act
to reduce premature mortality from CVD.
This Coalition will leverage the expertise of its partners to advocate for increased prevention, control and treatment of all circulatory diseases.
Celebrating our Heart Heroes 2019: Dr Michael Mark
WHF launches new Global Roadmap on the prevention of CVD among people living with diabetes
Dr Reina Roa awarded WHF Advocacy Award in Cardiovascular Health
Dr Meriell Jessop awarded joint ESC-WHF Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Cardiovascular Health
Dr Sidney Smith awarded WHF Lifetime Achievement Award
Celebrating our Heart Heroes 2019: Rajeswari Govender
Celebrating our Heart Heroes 2019: Dr Ali Shafeeq
Report from WHF-IDF event on CVD in people with diabetes now available
This World Heart Day ... Be a Heart Hero
WHF Roadmap: Heart Failure
WHF Roadmap: CVD & diabetes
Infográfico: Doença de Chagas
Infografía: El mal de Chagas
Infographic: Chagas Disease
Diabetes & CVD: A Global Analysis