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We play a major role in bringing the CV community together to drive transformational change.
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By 2025, our aim is to reduce premature deaths from CVD by at least 25%.
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We lead the global advocacy effort for action to prevent, control and reduce the global burden of CVD.
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Emerging Leader Amitava Banerjee shares his story
Country-specific costs of implementing the WHO FCTC tobacco control policies and potential financing sources
Vacant positions - Tobacco Control Research Group at the University of Bath
Dr Mark Huffman recognised for his outstanding contribution to the Emerging Leaders Programme
Major endowment by Dr Salim Yusuf, WHF Past President, will accelerate training the next generation of leaders in cardiovascular health
New Lancet Series on Stroke features Emerging Leader scholar and faculty member
WHF Emerging Leader 2017 Jordan Jarvis inspiring TED talk on ‘Peer networks to create opportunities & catalyze change’
Welcome to World Heart Day 2018
A new cohort of Emerging Leaders 2018: Breaking barriers in care for Stroke patients
2018 Emerging Leaders convene at Duke Kunshan University in China
Emerging Leaders discuss essential medicines in Scientific American
Tobacco Atlas 2018 launched at World Conference on Tobacco or Health
Announcing the 2018 Emerging Leaders cohort
E-learning courses from the Public Health Foundation of India
Emerging Leaders faculty member speaks at the NCD Alliance forum