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The applications for the Emerging Leaders 2015-2016 programme are now open and until 30 September.  This is a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills and to learn more around a group...
World Heart Federation's President, Dr. Salim Yusuf is featured in the August issue of The Lancet. The article reviews all the medical achievements of Dr. Yusuf since the cardiology research that...
Three CVD Roadmaps dedicated to secondary prevention, tobacco control and raised blood pressure have been developed by the World Heart Federation and are now available in our journal Global...

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The African Heart Network (AHN) is a coalition of Heart Foundations, cardiac societies and individuals working in the field of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) prevention, reduction and treatment. AHN was founded in 2001 by African Heart Health professionals to provide a platform and a voice for civil society on CVD issues in Africa. Together with other African NGOs, AHN works to improve public health in the field of cardiovascular disease.

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World Congress of Cardiology




04 May 2014
We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne, Australia for the World Congress of Cardiology 2014 (WCC 2014) taking place from 4-7 May 2014. The WCC has an outstanding line-up of world leading expert speakers with new scientific and public health policy abstracts for oral and poster presentations, highlighting the very latest developments from the cardiovascular field.

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