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The declaration is recognition that, unless health professionals, governments, businesses and the public find a common voice that paves the way for much-needed action now, the number of premature deaths as a result of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) will keep increasing.
Professor David Wood, President-Elect at the World Heart Federation, said: “The Mexico Declaration is an important milestone in the ongoing efforts to tackle what are largely preventable diseases. Cardiovascular diseases continue to place a huge burden on society, not just financially but also in terms of the role they play in maintaining inequalities, particularly in low to middle income countries.”
ACC.20/WCC Virtual: WHF President Prof Karen Sliwa Opening Remarks
ACC.20/WCC goes virtual!
ACC.20/WCC in Chicago has been cancelled