Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide.
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Advocating to reduce noncommunicable diseases around the world.
Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, kill 17 million people worldwide each year - a figure expected to reach over 23 million per year by 2030.
Read the latest science and published papers on the impact of AHA International Programs.
The AHA Heart and Stroke Statistics provide an in-depth look at the latest science and information about heart and stroke science.
Celebrate World Heart Day September 29th
The AHA is a strategic partner of the World Heart Federation, the international cardiovascular organization that joins 200 member organizations in 100 countries in the effort to fight cardiovascular disease. Together we celebrate World Heart Day to inspire people around the world to take charge of their heart health and encourage others to do the same.