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World Heart Grants 2020 winners announced

18 Nov 2020

We are thrilled to announce the 21 WHF Member organizations who have been selected to receive a World Heart Grant of up to USD 2,000. Funded programmes support organizational capacity-building projects, online activities for healthcare professionals, media campaigns and initiatives promoting World Heart Day in their local communities.

World Heart Grant Recipients and Projects:

Colombia Heart Foundation (Colombia)
Corazones responsables” project – Online platform for tobacco discouragement

Eminence Associates for Social Development (Bangladesh)
Capacity Building of Health Care Providers to address CVD during the COVID-19

FH Europe (United Kingdom)
Organizational capacity building project & World Heart Day activities

Heart Foundation of Jamaica (Jamaica)
Improving the quality of life of persons living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through improved skills in client counselling and health promotion

Heart Foundation of Malaysia (Malaysia)
World Heart Day activities

Indonesia Heart Foundation (Indonesia)
Capacity Building Training to increase awareness for healthy and productive lifestyles to adolescents and the millennial generation

InterAmerican Heart Foundation (United States)
Taking care of your heart in times of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

Kenya Cardiac Society (Kenya)
Meet Your Heart Doctor – World Heart Day 2020 Campaign

Kenyan-Heart National Foundation (Kenya)
World Heart Day activities

Lithuanian Heart Association (Lithuania)
Lithuania Goes for World Heart Day 2020

Nepal Heart Foundation (Nepal)
Use Heart to Beat Cardiovascular Diseases

Philippine Heart Association (Philippines)
Non-Communicable Disease Course for Primary Care Physicians

Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (United Kingdom)
PVRI online webinars

RAFAM Argentina (Argentina)

Royal Health Awareness Society (Jordan)
World Heart Day activities

Rwanda Heart Foundation (Rwanda)
Media Campaign for Awareness and Prevention of CVD

Slovenian Heart Foundation (Slovenia)
World Heart Day 2020 in Slovenia

South African Heart Association (South Africa)
Organizational capacity building project

Stroke Association Support Network-Ghana (Ghana)
Promote World Heart Day 2020 and Prioritising CVD prevention and control as part of measures towards achieving UHC in Ghana

Uganda Heart Association (Uganda)
Health-related quality of life [HRqol] of Children Following Valve replacement surgery for rheumatic heart disease in Uganda -Cross sectional Study

Zambia Heart and Stroke Foundation (Zambia)
World Heart Day activities

Applications for the next round of World Heart Grants will open in 2021. For more information, subscribe to our newsletter.