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Emerging Leaders Programme

Shaping the Future of Cardiovascular Health

The WHF Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Programme was created to develop a long-term cadre of experts who collaborate, research and act to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease globally. The Programme, developed by Dr Salim Yusuf in 2014, provides training and networking opportunities in cardiovascular health policy and implementation science for healthcare practitioners, researchers, and global health advocates.

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Join our growing global community of CVD experts and advocates

Become an Emerging Leader

“Reasons to apply to join the Emerging Leaders Programme? Fantastic peers, mentors and networks. Reasons not to? None. Join a growing community of early-career professionals focused on global approaches to CVD prevention.”

Dr Amitava Banerjee, Senior Programme Adviser & Emerging Leader 2014

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2023 Emerging Leaders cohort announced

The 2023 Emerging Leaders cohort, which includes candidates from 19 countries across 5 continents, has been announced. The World Heart Federation created the WHF Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Programme to form and develop a long-term cadre of experts who collaborate, research, and act to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease globally. The Programme, designed by […]

Digital Health

Emerging Leaders Programme 2023: Applications are now open

Applications are now open for the Emerging Leaders Programme 2023, which will focus on digital health across cardiovascular diseases (such as Coronary Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation and Hypertension). Now in its ninth year, the WHF Emerging Leaders Programme provides training and networking opportunities in cardiovascular health policy and implementation research for healthcare practitioners, researchers, and global health […]

2022 Emerging Leaders cohort: CVD and Infectious diseases

The 2022 Emerging Leaders Seminar took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina and brought together a team of Emerging Leaders from 17 countries across five continents.  Between 17 and 21 October 2022, 24 participants from 17 countries attended the eighth WHF Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Seminar in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Emerging Leaders have joined a […]

Chagas Disease

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2022 Emerging Leaders cohort announced

The 2022 Emerging Leaders cohort, which includes candidates from 17 countries across 5 continents, has been announced. The WHF Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Programme was created by the World Heart Federation to form and develop a long-term cadre of experts who collaborate, research, and act to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease globally. The Programme, […]

Key Topics

Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Chagas Disease

Chagas Disease

COVID-19

COVID-19

Diabetes

Diabetes

Healthy Diet

Healthy Diet

Prevention

Prevention

Rheumatic Heart Disease

Rheumatic Heart Disease

Tobacco

Tobacco