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CVD and the Development Agenda: Advocacy Toolkit

The advocacy efforts of the World Heart Federation, the NCD Alliance, and heart health advocates from around the world have already taken steps to remedy the existing neglect of CVD in global policy, focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals which will replace the MDGs at the end of 2015. Encouragingly, the United Nations Open Working […]

Infographic on physical activity

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) − which includes heart disease and stroke − causes 17.3 million deaths each year, making it the world’s number one killer. But the good news is that the majority of CVD is caused by risk factors that can be controlled, treated or modified; including physical inactivity a leading CVD risk factor. Find […]