of the World Heart Federation Opus 7, May 2005 Hypertension News – an Electronic Newsletter . Professor K. Srinath Reddy began his two-year term as president of the World Heart Federation (WHF) in January 2013.

From the Editor of Hypertension News LH Lindholm Umeå, Sweden ... ISH president and Tony Heagerty, president of the ESH, in bringing the contract negotiations to … Johanna Ralston, CEO of the World Heart Federation made an announcement at its General Assembly which was held during the recent World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Heath 2016 that, Prof Karen Sliwa of South Africa has been elected by the membership as President-Elect of the Federation, marking two firsts: she is the first female president and the first from the African … The Federation is dedicated to leading the global fight against heart disease and stroke with a focus on low- and middle-income countries via a united community of more than 200 member organisations. The World Heart Federation has announced that Dr Salim Yusuf has begun his tenure as the new President of the organisation, following on from immediate Past-President, Prof. K. Srinath Reddy. Prof. Mario Maranhão, President, World Heart Federation Source : World Health Report 2002 WORLD HEART FEDERATION One out of every 3 deaths 17 million deaths worldwide 1999 estimated to reach 25 million in 2020 Six times the current number of deaths from HIV/Aids 80% of deaths are in low/middle income countries