WHF and WSO Publish Joint Statement on Prevention

16 Sep 2020 | Michael Brainin

In a joint statement published in The Lancet, leaders of the World Heart Federation and World Stroke Organization issued a call to governments to deliver radical shifts in public health policy in order to deliver progress on CVD and stroke prevention.  Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are the number one cause of death globally with an anticipated global cost of US$1,044 billion by 2030.