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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.

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The EU must vote to create a health plan that tackles the biggest killer

Strasbourg, 8 December 2023 – Members of Parliament (MEPs) at 2023’s ending plenary session, 11-14 December, are being urged to prioritise health and help defeat the continent’s most pervasive health threat: cardiovascular disease (CVD). Leading the call is a grouping of 18 partners making up the European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health (EACH). They emphasise an […]

Save the Date: World Heart Summit 2024

  We are thrilled to announce that the next World Heart Summit will be held in May 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of the 77th World Health Assembly. Trailblazers across government, business, civil society and academia will come together to tackle some of today’s most pressing global challenges in cardiovascular health. Together, we can pave […]

Data at the Heart: A new World Heart Podcast series

The World Heart Federation is thrilled to announce the launch of a new podcast series called Data at the Heart, which will explore the crucial role of data in shaping strategies and interventions to reduce the global impact of cardiovascular disease. The series will take listeners on a journey through the world of CVD facts […]

WHF at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference

Our Policy and Advocacy Manager Kelcey Armstrong-Walenczak is bringing us updates from the ground at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in the UAE (30 November – 12 December), where leaders from governments, businesses, NGOs and civil society are gathered to find concrete solutions to climate change. The COP28 climate negotiations in Dubai proved […]

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