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Heart Heroes

Hear from caregivers, cardiologists, patients and their family members – all heroes among us, battling, treating and beating heart disease.
If you’d like to nominate a Heart Hero or are a Heart Hero yourself and would like to share your story, please contact [email protected].

Prof Sérgio

Prof Sérgio

School Teacher in Maputo raising awareness of RHD

Mozambique

Dr Riikka Ahola

Dr Riikka Ahola

Senior researcher at Polar Research Center

Finland

Agathe Dugleux

Agathe Dugleux

Diagnosed with atrial tachycardia

France / Switzerland

Faye and her husband Brad

Faye and her husband Brad

Living with hereditary ATTR-CM

United States of America

Mojisola Atanmuyide

Mojisola Atanmuyide

Living with heart failure

United Kingdom

Dr Wael Al Mahmeed

Dr Wael Al Mahmeed

Staff Physician in the Heart and Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Dr Matias Nordaby

Dr Matias Nordaby

Associate Medical Head for Heart Failure at Boehringer Ingelheim

Germany

Dr Luis Moya Jiménez

Dr Luis Moya Jiménez

Founder and President of the Colombian League against Heart Disease and Hypertension

Colombia

Alejandro Asprella

Alejandro Asprella

Diagnosed with high cholesterol and hypertension

Argentina

The Heart Hero series consists of personal testimonials that patients, practitioners, caregivers, and others wish to offer and share in their own authentic voice. Any examples of diagnoses, care, treatment, medical processes, or recommendations mentioned in the stories are provided independently of WHF’s policy or scientific and technical outputs.