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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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.
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.
Striving for a 25% reduction by 2025 in premature
deaths from cardiovascular disease around the world
Applications are now being invited for Emerging Leaders 2018 which will have a focus on stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.
This Coalition will leverage the expertise of its partners to advocate for increased prevention, control and treatment of all circulatory diseases.
Share your inspiring World Heart Day stories and photos on our website and receive our official certificate of support as a thank you.
50th anniversary of the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant
Call for input: NCD Alliance advocacy priorities for the 2018 High-Level Meeting on NCDs
Listen to my Heart – Patient Awareness Event in Kampala
RHD Action Co-organizes RHD Stakeholder Meeting in Uganda
WHF at the AHA Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, California
CVD prevention initiative in Patagonia, Argentina
WHF attends the XXX Mexican Congress of Cardiology
Improving physical activity in children: WHF collaborates in the Children in the City programme
RHD Action Press Release: Uganda RHD Stakeholders’ Meeting
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