World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders to drive improved global access to essential CVD medicines

June 16 ,2017

Overview:Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world's number one killer, causing 17.5 million deaths per year.... more

A Healthy Heart Your Goal: Join the #MatchFitWoman challenge ahead of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017

June 14 ,2017

Overview:The World Heart Federation is partnering with UEFA, the Dutch Heart Foundation, the Royal Dutch Fo... more

70th World Health Assembly: Round-up of Key Decisions

June 12 ,2017

Overview:From 22-31 May, the World Heart Federation participated in the 70th World Health Assembly, held in G... more

Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Resolution Recommended by WHO Executive Board

June 12 ,2017

Overview:On 01 June 2017, the Executive Board of the World Health Organization recommended a Resolution on ‘R... more

Early Action in Diabetes

June 07 ,2017

Overview:Early Action aims to radically transform the world’s approach to Type 2 diabetes. This multi-year in... more

Tobacco: a threat to development

June 01 ,2017

Overview:The World Health Organization hosted a side event at the World Health Assembly on the occasion of Wo... more

Joint statement by WHF and NCD Alliance on UN HLM in 2018

June 01 ,2017

Overview:In a statement to the World Health Assembly on Monday 29 May, the World Heart Federation and NCD All... more

Address by Dr Margaret Chan at the 70th World Health Assembly, 22 May

May 22 ,2017

Overview:In her final address to the World Health Assembly as Director-General of the World Health Organizati... more

Professor David Wood, WHF President, on participating in the 70th World Health Assembly

May 22 ,2017

Overview:Today marks the opening of the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), one of the highlights of the global... more

Football Scores Goals for Health

May 15 ,2017

Overview:The power of football to positively impact on the health of fans, local communities and stadium wo... more