Skip to content

American Heart Association supports World Heart Day 2016

14 Sep 2016

Thank you to World Heart Federation member AHA for all their incredible support of World Heart Day!

View and share Yewande’s story
To raise awareness of heart disease, take a look at this compelling film, produced by The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and #CentricTV, and share it In recognition of World Heart Day using the hashtag #HeartCentric, all week long.

Rise Above HF initiative
On September 29 there will be three Facebook Live broadcasts to share educational tips and resources on living well with heart failure:

Broadcast 1: 10:30am PDT
Queen Latifah and UCLA’s Dr. Karol Watson will discuss the basics of heart failure and Queen’s mother’s story.
Broadcast 2: noon PDT
A patient panel will share tips on building a strong relationship with your healthcare team.
Broadcast 3: 4pm PDT
A healthcare provider panel will discuss resources for families living with heart failure.

FREE webinar on Wednesday September 28 3:30 – 4:30 pm EST
You’re also invited to join the Nuestras Voces (Our Voices) National Hispanic Network’s webinar to Reduce Tobacco-Related and Cancer Health Disparities, Using Text Message Campaigns to Connect Hispanics with Tobacco and Cancer-Related Information and Services, because Hispanics are mobile! This webinar is FREE and open to all, register here.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Join the American Heart Association’s EmPOWERED To Serve™ movement as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. The focus will be on highlighting simple lifestyle changes the Hispanic communities can carry out to minimize their risk of heart disease, stroke and its risk factors, as well as proving culturally tailored resources to help increase awareness and create a positive health transformation in families and communities.

For more information and details of all the available resource, visit the campaign website

Look and feel fabulous with #GoRedGetFit
#GoRedGetFit is a Facebook fitness challenge and platform that provides women with the education, support, motivation and accountability to create optimal results in living a healthy lifestyle. Each challenge includes a quarterly physical activity and nutrition component focus.

To take part, join the Facebook group today.

Read more: WHF welcomes the American Heart Association’s new President and Board Members