Skip to content

Emerging Leaders Projects

Return to Emerging Leaders Home

The 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 (CVD) globally.

About the Programme

Empowering the next generation of leaders

About the Programme’

Become an Emerging Leader

Join our growing global community of CVD experts and advocates

Become an Emerging Leader

Latest News

Addressing the health impacts of air pollution at #WHA76

This is a statement led by the World Heart Federation at the 76th World Health Assembly on Agenda Item 16.3 Social determinants of health. We applaud Member States for their recognition of pollution as a health risk factor and for seeking to take decisive action through this proposed resolution. Unfortunately, recognition of fossil fuels among […]

Air Pollution

Strengthening rehabilitation in health systems at #WHA76

This is a statement led by the World Heart Federation at the 76th World Health Assembly on Agenda Item 13.4: Strengthening rehabilitation in health systems. Honourable Chair, Distinguished Delegates, We applaud the Secretariat for its report and leadership in strengthening rehabilitation services for people living with NCDs, CVD, and post-COVID conditions. Cardiac rehabilitation encompasses a […]

Welcoming the updated WHO Best Buys at #WHA76

This is a statement led by the NCD Alliance at the 76th World Health Assembly on Agenda item 13.2 Political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, and mental health. Distinguished delegates, We welcome the updated Appendix 3 of the Global NCD Action Plan, […]

Addressing the prevention and control of NCDs and mental health at #WHA76

This is a statement led by the NCD Alliance at the 76th World Health Assembly on Agenda item 13.2: Political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, and mental health. We commend the WHO on its work to expand Appendix 3 as an essential […]

Mental Health