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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.
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To share science, best practice and resources, acting as a global thought leader and catalyst for positive change.
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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.
Link to the WHO Global Health Observatory theme page on non-communicable diseases. This website provides access to global statistics on the mortality and incidence rates of NCDs as well as risk factors.
Symposium on 'Fixed-dose combinations for CVD and hypertension' at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Positioning Circulatory Health in Universal Health Coverage: The Case for Hypertension Control
Impressive report of the campaign #ConoceTusNúmeros (#KnowYourNumbers) for World Hypertension week in the Americas
Advocacy Slides and Presentations
Women and CVD - Facts and tips