World Heart Day


October 2, 2017

From World Heart Federation: "World Heart Day is celebrated on 29 September each year. In May 2012, world leaders committed to reducing global mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is accountable for nearly half of all NCD deaths making it the world's number one killer. World Heart Day is, therefore, the perfect platform for the CVD community to unite in the fight against CVD and reduce the global disease burden." Read more.

*Source: World Heart Federation

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