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Member benefits

As a World Heart Federation member you will benefit from the following:

Increase your influence

  • Be part of our united global movement
  • Provide strategic input into local, national, regional and global health development agendas
  • Participate in global campaigns such as World Heart Day
  • Identify and recommend promising leaders for the World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders programme
  • Access and input into CVD Roadmaps created in partnership with experts, global members, supporters and other stakeholders

Build your network

  • Meet health leaders and like-minded organizations at our global congresses and events, including free registrations to the World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health
  • Share best practice and knowledge with the global CVD community
  • Access a suite of member-led prevention and care resources

Stay connected

  • Receive dedicated support from the World Heart Federation
  • Take part in our member workshops and web conferences
  • Stay up-to date via our membership microsite and our regular member newsletter

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 three levels of member partner status: Strategic, Pioneering and Sustaining. All member partners receive the same benefi ts 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 Heart Association



European Society of Cardiology


Pioneering partners

  • Special invitations to high-level roundtables and summits
  • Recognition in World Heart Federation
  • materials and co-branding at events

American College of Cardiology

(800) 253-4636, ext. 5603

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

British Heart Foundation

+44 (0)300 330 3322

Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation


Japanese Circulation Society


Chinese Society of Cardiology



+86 10 8980 7029

Saudi Heart Association

+966 920000742

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