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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.
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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.
Find out more about our and our members’ work around the world.
Explore everything from toolkits, videos and infographics, to policy reports, factsheets and more.
Find out more about our and our members' work around the world.
The applications for the Emerging Leaders 2015-2016 programme are now open and until 30 September.
This is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills and to learn more around a group of passionate people. This year, the focus is on tobacco prevention and control. For all the information, click here.
We invite you to read former Emerging Leader Benn Grover’s story to get an inside look at the programme: click here.
You can also visit the Champions Advocates website.
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