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 CHF Grant: Projects that celebrate World Heart Day 2023.
Argentine Federation of Cardiology (Argentina) – SAVE A LIFE WITH YOUR HANDS
Bulgarian Society of Cardiology (Bulgaria) – Heart`s Way 2023
CLAS Coalition for Americas’ Health (United States) – Media campaign and contest: Amplifying Awareness for Cardiovascular Health
Croi-West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation (Ireland) – Use Heart to Know your Numbers’
Eminence Associates for Social Development (Bangladesh) – HEART HEALTHY LIVING: DO YOUR PART, STAY YOUNG AT HEART
Hong Kong College of Cardiology (Hong Kong) – World Heart Day 2023 – Heart Health Talk
InterAmerican Heart Foundation (United States) – Heart+Planet: Joining Forces for a Healthier Future
Nepal Heart Foundation (Nepal) – Celebration of World Heart Day 2023
Nigerian Cardiac Society (Nigeria) – World Heart Day Celebration Events in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
Pakistan Cardiac Society (Pakistan) – Promoting Coronary Vascular Disease Health and Wellness in Women and Children through a Community Health fair
Pan-African Society of Cardiology (South Africa) – PASCAR WHD and RHD Awareness Campaign for Journalists
Salvando Latidos (Mexico) – World Heart Day: Quality of life
The Heart Foundation of Malaysia (Malaysia) – World Heart Day 2023 by The Heart Foundation of Malaysia
Uganda Heart Research Foundation (Uganda) – The Uganda Heart-Research (UHRF) Foundation World Heart Day 2023 Cerebrations
Zambia Heart and Stroke Foundation (Zambia) – World Heart Day 2023 Commemoration
Category 2 – 10,000 CHF Grant: Project that raises awareness about the link between air pollution and cardiovascular disease.
Nigerian Cardiac Society (Nigeria) – Community-based cardiovascular risk reduction through Air health intervention (CARDINAL) project
Category 3 – 10,000 CHF 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