The leading global voice
We play a major role in bringing the CV community together to drive transformational change.
Together we are stronger
By 2025, our aim is to reduce premature deaths from CVD by at least 25%.
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Become a WHF member and help us to build global commitment to address cardiovascular health at the policy level.
We convene and connect our members
To share science, best practice and resources, acting as a global thought leader and catalyst for positive change.
Celebrate World Heart Day
The biggest global awareness-raising campaign for CVD.
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Join world leaders in heart health, share ideas, network with specialists.
Advocating for heart health
We lead the global advocacy effort for action to prevent, control and reduce the global burden of CVD.
All our programmes and partnerships are aimed at creating awareness of CVD as a priority issue across the globe.
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Find out more about our and our members' work around the world.
Over the last 40 years, the World Heart Federation has advocated for a simple idea: Every Heartbeat Matters. But our work is only just beginning.
Please join us in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the World Heart Federation. Watch our 40th Anniversary Video, featuring President Prof David Wood, President-Elect Prof Karen Sliwa, and Past Presidents Prof Antonio Bayés de Luna, Prof Valentin Fuster, Prof Mario Maranhao, Prof Pekka Puska, Prof Sidney Smith, Prof K. Srinath Reddy and Prof Salim Yusuf.
When it comes to heart health, women are still being left behind
Raising awareness of rare diseases
Update from the 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board