Promoting and facilitating strategies to improve cardiovascular health worldwide

ISCP Featured Sessions 2017

ISCP Webinar: Cardiovascular Risk Management of Diabetes and SGLT2 Inhibitors


CVD champion Dr Sania Nishtar will co-chair WHO Commission on NCDs

Posted on February 16 ,2018

The World Heart Federation is thrilled to announce that CVD champion and former WHF board member Dr Sania Nishtar will be serving as a... more

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica calls for tax on sugar-sweetened beverages during Heart Month

Posted on February 12 ,2018

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ), a member of the World Heart Federation, has joined several other countries in celebrating Heart Month this February.... more

WHF African Summit summarized in the European Heart Journal

Posted on February 12 ,2018

The European Heart Journal, the official general cardiology journal of our members the European Society of Cardiology, has published in its latest edition an... more

Renewal of WHF’s Official Relations Status with WHO

Posted on February 06 ,2018

On 26 January, following a review, the World Heart Federation’s Official Relations status with the World Health Organization (WHO) was renewed by the 142nd... more

Summary and outcome of the 142nd session of the WHO Executive Board

Posted on February 02 ,2018

WHF recently attended the 142nd session of the Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. Below you will find a brief overview of some of the... more

WHF to host CVD Special Session at World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Posted on February 02 ,2018

The World Heart Federation will host a Special Session at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health on 9 March at 12.20pm, which will focus... more

Organizers of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health announce scientific programme

Posted on February 01 ,2018

The scientific programme of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa on 7-9 March, has... more

ISCP book series

Current Cardiovascular Therapy
Kaski, Juan Carlos.

Series Editor: Juan Carlos Kaski Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy is a fast-moving and complex discipline within cardiology in general. New studies, trials and indications are appearing on a regular basis. This series created with the support of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ISCP) is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know on a day-to-day basis. The information within is designed to allow readers to learn quickly and with certainty the mode of action,...

  • Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapy

    A. Ferro, D.A. Garcia (Eds.)

  • Pharmacological Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Avanzas, Pablo; Clemmensen, Peter(Eds.)

  • Atrial Fibrillation Therapy

    Gheorghe-Andrei Dan, Antoni Bayes de Luna, John Camm(Eds.)

board of directors

Providing a leadership and advocacy role amongst members of their national societies.


  • Koji Hasegawa


    Affiliations/Memberships Director, Division of Translational Research, Kyoto Medical Center Leader, Cardiovascular Clinical Research Network, National Hospital Organization Visiting Professor, University of Shizuoka (more…) more

  • Augusto Gallino

    President Elect

    Affiliations/Memberships University of Zurich Zurich Switzerland Research interests Atherosclerosis ACS CV Imaging Antithrombotic TX Transplantation President Elect, International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy more

  • Thomas Kahan


    Affiliations/Memberships Professor of Medicine Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Karolinska Institutet Senior Consultant in Cardiology Department of (more…) more

  • Dennis Cokkinos


    Affiliations/Memberships Professor of Cardiology Emeritus, University of Athens Honorary Director of Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center Head of Cardiovascular Research Division, Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens more

  • Felipe Martínez

    ISCP Executive Committee

    Affiliations/Memberships Emeritus Professor of Medicine Cordoba National University Director Instituto DAMIC-Fundación Rusculleda Córdoba Argentina Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) (more…) more

  • Gheorghe-Andrei Dan

    ISCP Executive Committee

    Affiliations Professor of Cardiology and Internal Medicine Head of Internal Medicine Clinic Head of Cardiology Department Senior Researcher 1st dgr Colentina University Hospital Medicine Faculty Carol Davila  (more…) more

  • Antoni Martínez-Rubio

    ISCP Executive Committee

    Affiliations/Memberships Department of Cardiology University Hospital Sabadell Autonomous University of Barcelona Barcelona Spain International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Research interests (more…) more

  • Juan Carlos Kaski

    ISCP Executive Committee

    Affiliations/Memberships Professor of Cardiovascular Science St George's University of London London UK Research interests Coronary artery disease Microvascular angina Cardiac biomarkers Coronary artery spasm Inflammation more