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Translating global frameworks into local action for better heart health
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The WHF Roadmaps offer a global framework, tools and solutions that are then used and adapted, through Roundtables, to meet the specific needs of individual regions and nations in fighting cardiovascular diseases. WHF Roadmaps empower WHF Members, including CVD foundations, societies and patient associations, to convene country-specific and action-oriented Roundtables.
WHF Roundtables provide a national forum for stakeholders in cardiovascular health to identify barriers to and solutions for secondary and primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases and then develop a national plan of action to be implemented in partnership with:
WHF acts as the global facilitator of the Roundtables. We empower and support our country Members to take a leading role in convening national Roundtables and in taking forward the Action Plans coming out of these stakeholder meetings.
Since 2016, WHF and its members have organized seven roundtables in Brazil, Colombia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines, Kenya and Mexico, on cholesterol and hypertension.
If you are a WHF Member interested in organizing a roundtable in your country, please contact us email@example.com.
Informing health systems approaches to CVD by prioritizing practical, proven, cost-effective action
Assessing strengths and gaps in national CVD programmes and policies
The World Heart Federation and the Philippine Heart Association hold Cholesterol roundtable in the Philippines
WHF and the Saudi Heart Association hold Cholesterol roundtable in Saudi Arabia
WHF and Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery hold a Cholesterol roundtable in Colombia