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.
Attend the Congress
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.
For my heart, for your heart ...
World Heart Day takes place on 29 September every year.
... for all our hearts
2019 is all about making a promise to live a more heart-healthy life.
Supporting your activities
We have developed all sorts of Campaign Resources for you to download and use to promote your World Heart Day events.
Pin your event
Tell the world about your plans by adding details to our spinning globe.
Let's turn the world red
Help us to get iconic landmarks to light up in support of our campaign.
There are lots of ways you can support WHD 2019 and
help to raise awareness of staying heart healthy
Home > Get Involved
World Heart Day (WHD) is a vital global platform that we, as well as our Members, patient groups and networks of supporters, use to raise awareness and encourage individuals, families, communities, and governments to take action now.
Across the world, thousands of people and organizations will be holding all sorts of activities on and around 29 September: from walks, runs and sporting events, to concerts, public talks, screenings and social media campaigns.
We have developed a number of Campaign Resources to support your activities and events, which include posters, graphics and digital banners in more than 30 languages. We will be launching more ways to get involved in the campaign as we get closer to the date, and soon we will make available to you different sets of toolkits, infographics, leaflets and customizable posters.
Find all our resources here, download and share them with your networks and join us to raise awareness about CVD and heart health.
Key actions for individuals, schools and businesses
Key actions for heart healthcare professionals
Good luck with planning your events and don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any support or advice.
World Heart Day 2017 celebrations at Amrita University, Mysuru, India