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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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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
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By connecting, convening and working to each other's strengths, we increase everyone's capacity to improve CVD outcomes
WHF is the only global advocacy and leadership organization bringing together the CVD community to reduce the global burden of CVD.
WHF condemns industry attempts to subvert public policy for a tobacco-free world with signatories of the Global Coalition
Thank you for making World Heart Day 2017 more successful than ever
WHF joins the InterAmerican Society of Cardiology their 26th Annual Congress
WHF Emerging Leaders Program article published on the European Heart Journal
World Heart Federation Members Participate in WHO Regional Meetings
WHF President David Wood and WHF CEO Jean-Luc Eiselé "share the power" on World Heart Day
World Heart Day article collection from Elsevier
EHN releases their paper "Transforming European food and drink policies for cardiovascular health"
Heart Foundation celebrates $60 million research milestone on World Heart 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