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The European Heart Journal has published an article about the WHF Emerging Leaders program. It is the 2017 update of the 4th seminar held in Cape Town hosted by Dr Karen Sliwa and summarizes the Emerging Leaders locations, themes, research streams, project titles and publications from 2014–2017.
For the full article, read here
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