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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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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Working with our members to achieve our joint goals and drive the heart-health agenda
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At the World Heart Federation, we believe that everyone, regardless of geography or socio-economic status deserves equal access to a health-enabling environment, health information, treatment and care so that all people across the globe can lead heart-healthy lives.
Our mission and ambition is, by 2025, to drive the World Health Organization (WHO) target for non-communicable disease mortality reduction by reducing premature deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) by at least 25%.
CVD premature mortality reduction target
By uniting our 200+ member organizations around the globe, we are able to lead the fight against CVD, including heart disease and stroke. We recognize that only be working together will we achieve our ambitious mission.