The World Heart Federation Roadmap for Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease identifies roadblocks and suggests potential solutions to improve cardiovascular health and help reach the target set out in the Sustainable Development Goals: achieve a 30% reduction in NCDs, including CVD, by 2030.
This WHF Roadmap has been written by eight experts from around the world: Pablo Perel, Alvaro Avezum, Mark Huffman, Prem Pais, Anthony Rodgers, Raj Vedanthan, David Wood and Salim Yusuf.
A Roadmap is a framework to identify roadblocks and suggest potential solutions on the road to 2030. Global Roadmaps have been developed by worldwide experts to detect the problems and offer solutions on specific topics impacting cardiovascular mortality.
This Roadmap was launched on 13 February 2015 at the Policy Forum on the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, and published in Global Heart.