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Left to right: David Wood (WHF President), Gustavo Restrepo Molina (IASC President), Daniel Piñeiro (WHF Board Member)
WHF President David Wood and WHF Board Member Daniel Piñeiro had the honor to attend the InterAmerican Society of Cardiology at 26th Annual Congress of SIAC from 20 to 23rd September 2017 in Panama on behalf of WHF. The highlights included the presence of leaders from the WHF, ESC, ACC and AHA, as well as the program of the Eco-SIAC and the Merit Award for Research conceded to Dr. Miguel Quiñones.
Left to right: David Wood (WHF President), Kathryn Taubert (AHA VP), Gustavo Restrepo Molina (IASC President), John Warner (AHA President), Daniel Piñeiro (WHF Board Member)
A message from our President a week away from World Stroke Day
WHO Director-General rescinds Goodwill Ambassador appointment
Civil society statement on appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa