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WHF launches new Global Roadmap on the prevention of CVD among people living with diabetes
Dr Reina Roa awarded WHF Advocacy Award in Cardiovascular Health
Dr Meriell Jessop awarded joint ESC-WHF Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Cardiovascular Health
Dr Sidney Smith awarded WHF Lifetime Achievement Award
Celebrating our Heart Heroes 2019: Rajeswari Govender
Celebrating our Heart Heroes 2019: Dr Ali Shafeeq
Report from WHF-IDF event on CVD in people with diabetes now available
This World Heart Day ... Be a Heart Hero
WHO launches new report on the global tobacco epidemic
NOACs and fixed-dose combination antihypertensive medications added to WHO Essential Medicines List
WHF and partners call on UN Secretary General to reject proposal for a “more nuanced” relationship with tobacco industry
International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) carries out first-ever survey of Cardiac rehabilitation around the globe
PHFI announces eLearning courses on Health Promotion & Tobacco Control
Air pollution and cardiovascular disease: a window of opportunity
Following 110 years of neglect, the World Health Assembly declares an official day for Chagas disease