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We recently hosted a webinar focused on our latest advocacy resource for members: CVD Advocacy Toolkit: The Road to 2018. In case you missed it, we invite you to listen a...

The initial programme of speaker organisations has been released for the European Healthy Stadia Conference, which will be held on 27 April at Emirates Stadium (London), home of Arsenal FC. ...
This year World Kidney Day is putting the spotlight on obesity, a potent risk factor for the development of kidney disease. Obesity is also a risk factor for cardiovascular disease: the World Health...

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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 and Cardiovascular Health


Mexico City


04 June 2016
The World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health (WCC) 2016 is the official congress of the World Heart Federation and is held every two years. It is an international stage for the latest developments in science and public policy in the field of cardiovascular health. It strives to spread the message that through individual, community and patientcare interventions, the growing global epidemic of cardiovascular disease, especially in developing countries, can be prevented. The AHN will further hold its AGM on 5 June from 1pm - 5pm at the congress and would like to invite all AHN members to join us!

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