Every year on 29 September celebrated as the World Heart Day since 1999.
The theme of the 2013 World Heart Day
A life course approach to the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with a focus on women and children because healthy children lead to healthy adults and healthy adults lead to healthy families and communities.
The World Heart Day is organised by World Heart Federation.
About The World Heart Federation
• The World Heart Federation is dedicated to leading the global fight against cardiovascular disease (CVD) – including heart disease and stroke - with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, via a united community of more than 200 member organizations.
• It aligns its efforts around the World Health Organization’s (WHO) related target of reducing premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality of 25 percent by 2025.