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The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSFSA) is embracing the World Heart Federation theme: My Heart Your Heart and going a mile further too by extending the theme for South Africa to: My Heart Your Heart and the Hearts of all South Africans.
Their theme and sub-themes for Heart Awareness Month is also aligned to the NCD Alliance #Enough NCDs campaign which focuses on cardiovascular and other noncommunicable disease prevention, health promotion, advocacy and related public health policies.
Read more here on the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa Heart Awareness Month 2018
World Heart Federation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, Germany
Thank you for making World Heart Day 2017 more successful than ever
WHF President David Wood and WHF CEO Jean-Luc Eiselé "share the power" on World Heart Day