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Applications Now Open for WHF Emerging Leaders Programme

28 November 2017

The Emerging Leaders Programme has been created by the World Heart Federation to form and develop a long-term cadre of experts who collaborate, research, and act to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) globally by at least 25% by 2025 as targeted by the World Heart Federation and World Health Organization (25by25).

The 2017-2018 cohort marks the fifth year of the programme and will focus on stroke. Previous cohorts have focused on access to essential medicines, secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, raised blood pressure, and tobacco prevention and control.

The World Heart Federation aims to reach as many potential candidates as possible on a global basis. Candidates from academia, civil service, private industry and cardiovascular medicine are encouraged to apply. Candidates may be affiliated with a member organization of the World Heart Federation, but this is not mandatory.

All Emerging Leaders participants are required to participate in online training, a five-day think tank seminar and collaborative group work based on proposals developed during the seminar with seed funding support from the World Heart Federation from meritorious applications.

Join the Emerging Leaders Programme
Applications are now being taken for the Emerging Leaders 2017/2018 cohort which will have a focus on stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The applications process will close on 15th December 2017. Please ensure your colleagues and connections are aware of this opportunity to drive the urgent action required to achieve a 25% reduction in premature mortality caused by CVD by 2025.

For more information and details about selection criteria and applications:
World Heart Federation | Emerging Leaders Programme