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WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Awards - Western Pacific Region: Professor Hu Dayi, Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, People’s Republic of China
WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Awards – Region of the Americas: Dr Eduardo Bianco, Coordinador Regional para las Americas de la Framework Convention Alliance (FCA), Oriental Republic of Uruguay
WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Awards - African Region: Professor Fastone Mathew Goma, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Zambia
WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Awards - European Region: British Heart Foundation, United Kingdom
Submit your nominations for the WHF Board! (Members only)
WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Awards - European Region: Mrs Susanne Løgstrup, Director of the European Heart Network, Belgium
Symposium on 'Fixed-dose combinations for CVD and hypertension' at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
WHF participates in the XXX Central American and Caribbean Congress of Cardiology / XI Cuban Congress of Cardiology
The Sousse Declaration: “Together we can combat premature mortality from CVD in Africa”
The Dutch Heart Foundation promotes an impactful awareness video on the devastating effects of tobacco
WHF Emerging Leaders coming up in June and welcoming a new cohort of world leaders in the fight against stroke
The National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh is granted the World No Tobacco Day Award 2018
The National Heart Foundation of Australia announces a new relationship to help raise awareness of women’s heart health
WHF participates actively in the 23rd meeting of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ISCP)
Time to Deliver: report of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases