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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
WHF participates in the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8)
Reflections on the UN High-level Meeting on NCDs
WHF Member Organizations Participate in WHO Regional Meetings
WHF Emerging Leader 2017 Jordan Jarvis inspiring TED talk on ‘Peer networks to create opportunities & catalyze change’
The Argentine Society and Argentine Foundation of Cardiology meet with the Health Ministry of Buenos Aires
New global survey reveals 2 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes have CVD risk factors and/or have experienced a cardiovascular event