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2019 Emerging Leaders cohort announced

The 2019 Emerging Leaders cohort, which includes candidates from 18 countries across 5 continents, has been announced.

The WHF Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Programme was created by the World Heart Federation to form and develop a long-term cadre of experts who collaborate, research, and act to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) globally.

The 2019 cohort marks the sixth year of the programme and will focus on heart failure. The 25 successful candidates will participate in online training, a five-day think tank seminar and collaborative group work based on proposals developed during the seminar with seed funding support from the World Heart Federation from meritorious applications. This year’s think tank will take place from 13 – 18 October at Missenden Abbey near London, UK.

The 2019 Emerging Leaders are:

Abraham Babu, India
Alice Jackson, UK
Andrea Neves, Mozambique
Anubha Aggarwal, USA
Charle Viljoen, South Africa
Charles Mondo, Uganda
Claudia Bambs, Chile
Clovis Nkoke Ekukwe, Cameroon
Eduardo Chuquiure-Valenzuela, Mexico
Ehete Bahiru, USA
Guillermo Cursack, Argentina
Isabelle Johansson, Sweden
Javier Mariani, Argentina
Jean Jacques Noubiap, Cameroon
Jeemon Panniyammakal, India
Jose Patricio Lopez, Colombia
Juliet Nabbaela, Uganda
Karice Hyun, Australia
Laura Alston, Australia
Lucrecia Maria Burgos, Argentina
Modou Jobe, Gambia
Mohammad Abdul Salam, India
Rosana Poggio, Argentina
Sanne Peters, Netherlands
Taofeeke Awotidebe, Nigeria