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%.
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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.
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The biggest global awareness-raising campaign for CVD.
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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.
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Together with our Members we are leading
the global fight against cardiovascular disease
Discover a world of learning and innovation
when you join us in Dubai 5-8 December 2018
Convening in Dubai 4-5 December 2018 to drive action
on Access to Essential Medicines and Technologies
Bringing together the CVD community to share
and discuss experiences, challenges and solutions
Empowering the next generation of leaders
to shape the future of cardiovascular health
Showcasing proven, practical steps to drive
sustainable action and advance circulatory health
Our prestigious speakers include Salim Yusuf, Nanette Wenger, Thomas Lüscher, Jonathan Carapetis , Jeroen Bax, Sir Magdi Yacoub and Valentin Fuster
Tell your WHD story by uploading some details and photos to our spinning globe. We'd love to hear what you did to spread awareness of heart health!
This Coalition will leverage the expertise of its partners to advocate for increased prevention, control and treatment of all circulatory diseases.
This week is Global Atrial Fibrillation Aware Week!
Update on the WHF Rheumatic Heart Disease Taskforce
Today is World Diabetes Day!
Major endowment by Dr Salim Yusuf, WHF Past President, will accelerate training the next generation of leaders in cardiovascular health
Paving the way for WHF Roadmaps in 2019
CPR training conducted at the WHF headquarters by the American Heart Association (AHA)
Today is World Stroke Day!
First joint meeting of the WHF and Inter American Society of Cardiology Expert Group on Chagas
World’s first Global Active Cities certified at Olympic celebration
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Infographic
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - General Public (Française)
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - Healthcare Professionals (Française)
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - Healthcare Professionals (Español)
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - General Public (Español)
Factsheet Influenza Vaccines and CVD - Health Care Professionals