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50th anniversary of the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant
Call for input: NCD Alliance advocacy priorities for the 2018 High-Level Meeting on NCDs
Listen to my Heart – Patient Awareness Event in Kampala
RHD Action Co-organizes RHD Stakeholder Meeting in Uganda
WHF at the AHA Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, California
CVD prevention initiative in Patagonia, Argentina
WHF attends the XXX Mexican Congress of Cardiology
Improving physical activity in children: WHF collaborates in the Children in the City programme
RHD Action Press Release: Uganda RHD Stakeholders’ Meeting
WHF attends the 43rd Congress of Cardiology in Argentina hosted by the Argentine Society of Cardiology
Today is World Stroke Day
WHF participates in the 28th Great Wall International Cardiology Conference 2017 (GW-ICC)
WHF African Summit presentations & summary now available
NCDs Top of the Agenda at WHO Regional Meetings
A message from our President a week away from World Stroke Day