The International Council of Nurses (ICN), a member of the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health, has released a statement together with the International Confederation of Midwives and Nursing Now, calling for the involvement of the health workforce in the WHO High-level Commission on NCDs report, which will be used at the Third United Nations High-level Meeting […]
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 members 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 […]
The sad story of diabetes as a rising epidemic is having a vast and measurable impact on health systems, on health economies and changing lives of patients and families living with this burden every day. The scale of this disease is immense and with more and more scientific evidence linking CVD and diabetes, this disease […]
PMAC 2020: Accelerating progress towards UHC.
World Heart Federation President Salim Yusuf leads Hope-3 trials on the prevention of heart attacks and strokes. The research team from the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences have identified three simple methods to prevent heart attacks and stroke, in a study of more than 12,000 patients from 21 […]