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Member partner benefits

Member Partners are the vanguard of World Heart Federation’s membership community. Working in partnership with our Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team, Member Partners are invited to advocate on behalf of the World Heart Federation at global, regional and national events.

We offer two levels of member partner status: Strategic and Sustaining. All member partners receive the same benefits as our full members, along with the following:

Strategic partners

Play a lead role in:
  • Strategic projects
  • Member state negotiations on behalf of our members
  • Representing the World Heart Federation at UN meetings
  • Work in ‘lead countries’
  • ‘Twinning’ programme activities
  • Observer status on the World Heart Federation Board
  • Membership of our Partners’ Council
  • Special invitations to World Health Assembly and UN meetings, high-level roundtables and summits
  • Recognition in World Heart Federation materials and co-branding at event

American College of Cardiology
(800) 253-4636, ext. 5603

American Heart Association


European Society of Cardiology

Sustaining partners

  • Special invitations to high-level roundtables and summits
  • Recognition in World Heart Federation materials and co-branding at events
  • With a focus on members in low- and middle-income countries

Chinese Society of Cardiology

+86 10 8980 7029

Japanese Circulation Society 

Saudi Heart Association
+966 920000742

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