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The first WHO Global Meeting of National NCD Programme Directors and Managers takes place 15-17 February

The first WHO Global Meeting of National NCD Programme Directors and Managers takes place 15-17 February

9 February, 2015

The aim of this World Health Organization meeting, taking place in Geneva, is to support national NCD programme directors and managers as they work to achieve a 25% reduction in premature mortality from NCDs by 2025 in their countries.   The NCD Programme Managers and Directors will share best practice and experience on how to […]

European Heart Network paper on “TIPP, international trade and cardiovascular health”

European Heart Network paper on “TIPP, international trade and cardiovascular health”

6 February, 2015

The European Heart Network has just published a paper on the impact that international trade policies can have on cardiovascular diseases, especially heart disease and stroke, and related risk factors. The paper has a special focus on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Statements at the WHO Executive Board Meeting

Statements at the WHO Executive Board Meeting

2 February, 2015

Last week, the World Heart Federation took part in the 136th Executive Board of the WHO Executive Board and made two statements intended to ensure that cardiovascular disease (CVD) was included in the Board discussions. The first statement of the World Federation was on adolescent health and brought to the attention of the Board the […]

Launch of the WHO “Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014”

Launch of the WHO “Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014”

21 January, 2015

Last Monday 19 January 2015, the World Heart Federation took part in the launch of the WHO “Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014”. This global status report on prevention and control of NCDs – to which the World Heart Federation contributed – is framed around the nine voluntery global targets. The report provides data […]

CDC and National Cancer Institute release first report on smokeless tobacco

CDC and National Cancer Institute release first report on smokeless tobacco

19 January, 2015

The first-ever report on the global use and public health impact of smokeless tobacco finds that more than 300 million people in at least 70 countries use these harmful products. The report, Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, has just been released by the CDC and the National Cancer Institute. There is a […]

British Heart Foundation release a new report on tobacco packaging

British Heart Foundation release a new report on tobacco packaging

7 January, 2015

British Heart Foundation has just released a new report, “Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Products”. The report sums up recent evidence on the effectiveness of standardised packaging as a tobacco control strategy. The British Heart Foundation collaborated with the UK Center for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies, King’s College London, the Cancer Council of Victoria, the International […]

Salim Yusuf is World Heart Federation’s new President

Salim Yusuf is World Heart Federation’s new President

6 January, 2015

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he 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) to be held for the first time in Africa where tobacco industry interference is endemic T

he 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) to be held for the first time in Africa where tobacco industry interference is endemic T

1 January, 1970

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus; South Africa Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and WHO Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases Michael R. Bloomberg to Participate in The World´s Leading Conference on Tobacco Control The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) to be held for the first time in Africa where tobacco industry interference […]

Best practice – toolkit

Best practice – toolkit

1 January, 1970

Supporting activators on Physical Activity and Healthier Lifestyles This toolkit has been produced as part of the Children in the City project for Romania, coordinated by the World Heart Federation (WHF) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), and implemented in Romania by the Romanian Heart Foundation (RHF). The Children in the City Campaign […]

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1 January, 1970