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%.
Join the fight
Become a WHF member and help us to build global commitment to address cardiovascular health at the policy level.
We convene and connect our members
To share science, best practice and resources, acting as a global thought leader and catalyst for positive change.
Celebrate World Heart Day
The biggest global awareness-raising campaign for CVD.
Attend the Congress
Join world leaders in heart health, share ideas, network with specialists.
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.
Join us in Paris, 31 August to 4 September,
for a special new edition of our Congress
The advance programme is now available. The spotlight of the Paris congress is Global Cardiovascular Health.
Launched in 2018, the Forum is a unique opportunity to share and discuss experiences, challenges and solutions in the civil society response to CVD
Learn more about our new Congress model and some important deadlines and dates for your diary
Visit the official ESC website for more information about how to register
The ESC and MCI France have selected a number of hotels with negotiated rates and easy access to the Congress Centre
ESC Congress together with the World Congress of Cardiology: Press Programme announced
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