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WHF launches its World Heart Day global policy call

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World Heart Federation calls on governments to increase efforts to prevent and control the growing epidemic of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the number one cause of death in the world. The call comes one week ahead of World Heart Day 2016 at World Health Organization’s Global Hearts Initiative Meeting. The World Heart Federation (WHF) today issued a global policy call to governments around the world to implement reliable and fit for purpose surveillance and monitoring systems for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in order to better prevent, treat and control the world’s biggest killer.

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