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WikiCardio

9 September, 2018

  WikiCardio es una excelente iniciativa de nuestro miembro la Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología. Es un sitio gratuito con información sobre temas cardiológicos en español desarrollado por expertos de la Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología para pacientes y sus familiares. Organizado como una enciclopedia online de términos médicos, WikiCardio contiene información confiable, sintética y comprensible sobre […]

World Heart Federation at ESC

7 September, 2018

At the end of August we were delighted to attend the European Congress of Cardiology 2018 (ESC) in Munich, Germany, where the World Heart Day (WHD) themed booth was a huge success! Delegates who visited our stand were the first to take part in the WHD campaign holding up placards with the ‘heart promise’ of their […]

The Heart & Stroke Foundation of South Africa celebrates Heart Awareness Month

6 September, 2018

My Heart, Your Heart: Heart Awareness Month 2018 The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSFSA) is embracing the World Heart Federation theme: My Heart Your Heart and going a mile further too by extending the theme for South Africa to: My Heart Your Heart and the Hearts of all South Africans. Their theme and […]

Just 3 weeks to go until the UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs

5 September, 2018

As we all know, the countdown has begun to the 3rd UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs. It’s time to get really, really busy. Here are a few suggestions from our partners at the NCD Alliance: Plan something locally for the Global Week for Action on NCDs (3-9 September), then share it globally; Become, or nominate, an NCD Champion, […]

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) launches a new e-Guidelines website

5 September, 2018

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS), member of the World Heart Federation (WHF), is pleased to announce their new e-Guidelines website.  This website allows users to quickly browse, search and filter CCS’s Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation guidelines. Access the CCS e-Guidelines website

The British Heart Foundation launches the Big Beat Challenge at the European Society of Cardiology Congress

4 September, 2018

A £30 million research award for the world’s greatest minds to tackle the world’s biggest killers The British Heart Foundation (BHF), a World Heart Federation (WHF) member partner, recently launched a major international initiative – the Big Beat Challenge: a single research award of up to £30 million over 5 years. The aim is to […]

Five CVD myths to be debunked

4 September, 2018

As Cardiovascular Disease continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide, so the need for accurate information about cardiovascular disease risk factors remains vital. Here we explore five common myths around CVD … 1. Heart disease only affects older people: FALSE 22% of all Disability-Adjusted Life Years (or years of healthy life lost) in people […]

World Congress of Cardiology 2019 to be held in Paris together with European Society of Cardiology

3 September, 2018

The World Heart Federation is pleased to announce that our next congress, following WCC 2018 in Dubai, will be held in Paris in 2019, in conjunction with our member, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This will be the first World Congress of Cardiology under a new model, which will see the congress taking place […]

World Heart Federation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich, Germany

31 August, 2018

The World Heart Federation (WHF) was proud to attend the renowned European Society of Cardiology Congress, which was held in Munich, Germany on 25-29 August. At the event, WHF had a World Heart Day (WHD) themed booth with a photo-booth, which was a huge success and attracted hundreds of people to our stand – nearly […]

Second meeting of the WHF RHD Taskforce at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Munich

31 August, 2018

Following the unanimous adoption of the WHO Resolution on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) in May 2018, and in response to member feedback on priority activities, a WHF RHD Taskforce was established in June of this year to take targeted actions to contribute to the implementation of the Resolution. The second meeting of […]

The ESC Council on CV Nursing and Allied Professions is now the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions (ACNAP)

30 August, 2018

On 28 August at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, it was announced that the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions is now called the Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions (ACNAP), marking a new era for the association.  It is now one of the 7 ESC Associations. The ACNAP’s mission […]