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%.
Join the fight
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.
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.
WHF exists to help prevent and control CVD, the biggest killer,
through global awareness campaigns and action
Leading the global advocacy effort for action to prevent, control and reduce the global burden of CVD.
Empowering the next generation of leaders to shape the future of cardiovascular health.
Creating a CVD Roadmaps as a framework to help achieve a relative reduction of premature mortality caused by CVD of 25% by 2025.
Rheumatic Heart Disease
68th World Health Assembly (WHA)
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Partnering with UEFA
WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017: monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies
Policy and Reports
CVD Advocacy Toolkit - The Road to 2018
A healthy heart your goal