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21-01-2015
Last Monday 19 January 2015, the World Heart Federation took part in the launch of the WHO “Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014”. This global status report on prevention and control...
19-01-2015
The first-ever report on the global use and public health impact of smokeless tobacco finds that more than 300 million people in at least 70 countries use these harmful products. The report,...
07-01-2015
British Heart Foundation has just released a new report, “Standardised Packaging for Tobacco Products”. The report sums up recent evidence on the effectiveness of standardised packaging as a tobacco...

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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

Place: 

Melbourne

Date: 

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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