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Announcing the World Heart Awards 2021 winners

25 Feb 2022

WHF is thrilled to announce the winners of the World Heart Awards, which celebrate organizations and individuals who have gone above and beyond in their quest to fight cardiovascular disease and promote heart health around the world.

The 2021 winners are:


WHF Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof Salim Yusuf & Dr Nanette Kass Wenger

WHF Award for Outstanding Contribution to Cardiovascular Health
Prof Lisheng Liu

WHF Advocacy Award in Cardiovascular Health
Prof Sulafa Ali & HEARTs in the Americas

Best Global Heart Journal Paper
Dr Kuni Matsushita for The Relationship of COVID-19 Severity with Cardiovascular Disease and Its Traditional Risk Factors




Effective Voice of the Year
HeartLife Foundation Canadian Heart Failure Patient & Caregiver Charter

Best Prevention Campaign
British Heart FoundationThe ad we never expected to make

Most Creative Campaign
Indonesian Heart Foundation – Show Your He(art) Campaign

Best Digital Campaign
Global Heart Hub – Global Heart Hub’s COVID-19 Response Campaign 

Most Inspiring World Heart Day Campaign 
Singapore Heart FoundationHugopoly