World Heart Federation (WHF)
Founded following merger of International Society of Cardiology (ISC) -- Société internationale de cardiologie (SIC) and International Cardiology Federation (ICF) -- Fédération internationale de cardiologie. Previously a World Heart Association had been active since 8 Sep 1950, Paris (France), in succession to International Provisional Council of Cardiology -- Conseil international provisoire de cardiologie, formed in 1946. Statutes adopted, 1978, Tokyo (Japan), at first General Assembly; amended: 1986, Washington DC (USA); 1992, Moscow (Russia); 1994, Berlin (Germany); 1998, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); 2002, Sydney (Australia); 2004 Munich (Germany).
Work to end needless deaths and build global commitment for improved cardiovascular health at the global, regional, national and community levels.
Events2022-10-13 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – World Congress of Cardiology (WCC)
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General Assembly; Board; Headquarters in Geneva (Switzerland).
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