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We play a major role in bringing the CV community together to drive transformational change.
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By 2025, our aim is to reduce premature deaths from CVD by at least 25%.
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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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As the World Heart Federation prepares to mark its 40th anniversary in 2018, President David Wood speaks to the European Heart Journal about the WHF’s growing international reach and its dynamic leadership that will continue to drive the global fight against CVD in the years ahead.
Read the full article on the European Heart Journal
InterAmerican Heart Foundation awarded for Advocay at the NCD Alliance Forum in Sharjah, UAE
WHF joins the European Heart Network's (EHN) 25th anniversary celebrations
The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) to be held for the first time in Africa where tobacco industry interference is endemic