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World Heart Grants 2022 Winners Announced

30 Sep 2022

We are thrilled to announce the 17 WHF Member organizations that have been selected to receive a World Heart Grant this year. Funded programmes support campaigns promoting World Heart Day, as well as an initiative raising awareness about the link between air pollution and cardiovascular disease, and a project aiming at preventing tobacco use and consumption among youth.

World Heart Grant Recipients and Projects:

Category 1 – 2,000 USD Grant: Projects that celebrate World Heart Day 2022.

Afghanistan NCD Alliance (Afghanistan) – Celebration of World Heart Day

Argentine Society of Cardiology & Argentine Heart Association (Argentina) – More than 2000 km of health and joy

Bulgarian Society of Cardiology (Bulgaria) – Heart’s Way

Eminence Associates for Social Development (Bangladesh) – ROAD TO A HEALTHY HEART STARTS FROM KNOWING ABOUT HEART

Hong Kong College of Cardiology (Hong Kong) – World Heart Day 2022 – Heart Health Talk

InterAmerican Heart Foundation (USA) – Celebrating the outdoors and fresh clean air for World Heart Day 2022

Macedonian Society of Cardiology (Macedonia) – World Heart Day in N. Macedonia

Mended Hearts (USA) – Creating a World of Support 2022

Mongolian Society of Cardiologists (Mongolia) – World Heart Day 2022

Nigerian Heart Foundation (Nigeria) – Media Campaign in Celebrating World Heart Day 2022

Rwanda Heart Foundation (Rwanda) – Empowering Primary Care Nurses, Community Health Workers for Community Awareness on Rheumatic Heart Diseases.

SASNET Ghana (Ghana) – National Walk on World Heart Day 2022 to promote Healthy Heart Health in Ghana

Sudan Heart Society (Sudan) – World Heart Day celebration Sudan

The Heart Foundation of Malaysia (Malaysia) – World Heart Day 2022 – Use Heart to Connect Health

Zambia Heart and Stroke Foundation (Zambia) – 2022 World Heart Day Commemoration


 Category 2 – 10,000 USD Grant: Project that raises awareness about the link between air pollution and cardiovascular disease.

Nepal Heart Foundation (Nepal) – Proposal on Minimizing Air Pollution to reduce cardiovascular disease


 Category 3 – 10,000 USD Grant: Project that aims to prevent tobacco use and consumption among youth.

Indonesian Heart Foundation (Indonesia) – Sekolah Tanpa Advertising Rokok (STAR) – School with No Cigarette Advertisement


We would like to thank WHF Member Swedish Heart Lung Foundation for supporting the Air Pollution & CVD and Tobacco Use & Youth Grants.