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.
Celebrate World Heart Day
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.
Find out more about our and our members' work around the world.
Explore everything from toolkits, videos and infographics, to policy reports, factsheets and more.
Together with our members we are leading
the global fight against cardiovascular disease
Our prestigious speakers include Salim Yusuf, Nanette Wenger, Thomas Lüscher, K. Srinath Reddy, Jeroen J. Bax, Sir Magdi Yacoub and Valentin Fuster
Welcome to World Heart Day, 29 September 2018, our global campaign to raise 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.
The Heart Foundation of Australia joins forces with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to launch “Business Women Champions of the Heart”
The National Heart Foundation of Australia together with the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand launch new clinical guidelines
World Heart Federation to participate in WHO Regional Meetings
Leading Heart Surgery Societies Call for Improved Strategies to Treat Rheumatic Heart Disease
In memory of Prof. Bongani Mayosi
The British Heart Foundation launches new brand story focused on “beating heartbreak forever”
Welcome to World Heart Day 2018
First Meeting of WHF RHD Taskforce
WHF attends UN Interactive Hearing on NCDs
WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017: monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies
Policy and Reports
CVD Advocacy Toolkit - The Road to 2018
A healthy heart your goal
Tobacco: totally avoidable risk factor of CVD
Diet, overweight and obesity