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Happy New Year from all of us at WHF! We hope that you had a lovely holiday season and you will be blessed with much heart health in 2019.
We are happy to share our End of Year Review 2018, which highlights some of the major achievements that we have driven and been a part of in 2018.
From the launch of our well-received White Paper for Circulatory Health and the highest-impact World Heart Day to date, to our 3rd Global Summit on Circulatory Health and a highly successful World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health in Dubai, it has been a truly inspiring year in the global fight against cardiovascular disease.
Looking ahead to 2019, our new Board of Directors will provide superb leadership under Prof Karen Sliwa, our President, and help WHF and the CV community to achieve even greater results and impact. Stay tuned on our website and social media channels for news throughout 2019!
Download the End of Year Review 2018
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Raising awareness of rare diseases
Update from the 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board