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Emerging Leaders 2016 Seminar Report

The third World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders (WHFEL) think tank seminar was held on March 13-18, 2016 at the St. John’s Research Institute in Bangalore, India.

The seminar was hosted by Dr. Denis Xavier and included 25 Emerging Leaders (ELs) from 18 countries (Cameroon, Canada, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America) and 13 faculty from 6 countries (Canada, India, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and Uruguay). The ELs came from diverse backgrounds, including working as academicians, physicians, nurses, economists, lawyers, epidemiologists, and public health advocates. The seminar’s overarching theme was tobacco control to help achieve the WHF’s goal of reducing the risk of premature (30 to 69 years) mortality from CVD by 25% by 2025.

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