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Countdown to World Heart Day
NCD Alliance and Resolve to Save Lives partner to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids
WHF Cholesterol Roadmap presented at the Latin American Cholesterol Summit in Mexico
WHF welcomes a new Tobacco Expert Group
The Heart & Stroke Foundation of South Africa celebrates Heart Awareness Month
Just 3 weeks to go until the UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) launches a new e-Guidelines website
The British Heart Foundation launches the Big Beat Challenge at the European Society of Cardiology Congress
World Congress of Cardiology 2019 to be held in Paris together with European Society of Cardiology
World Heart Federation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, Germany
Second meeting of the WHF RHD Taskforce at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich
The ESC Council on CV Nursing and Allied Professions is now the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions (ACNAP)
Do doctors really know how to diagnose a heart attack? New guidance from the European Society of Cardiology
Growing diabetes epidemic to trigger 'sharp rise' in heart attacks and strokes by 2035 in the UK