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%.
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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.
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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
2018 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.
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Let's turn the world red
Help us to get iconic landmarks to light up in support of our campaign
Keeping you up to date with developments in the campaign
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Announcing our Heart Heroes 2018
Today is World Stroke Day!
World’s first Global Active Cities certified at Olympic celebration
New global survey reveals 2 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes have CVD risk factors and/or have experienced a cardiovascular event
Press release on Kawasaki Disease for World Heart Day - 'Awareness of Kawasaki Disease is Urgent'
On WHD, we're raising awareness of the link between CVD and air pollution
Stop looking for heroes ... the real ones are among us
Countdown to World Heart Day
World Heart Federation at ESC
Five CVD myths to be debunked