Cardiologists, healthcare professionals, policymakers, patients and their family members and friends are the heroes among us - battling, treating and beating heart disease. Read unique stories of ...
Several government scholarships gave me the chance to study abroad, and to complete my Cardiology training in India. Since 2010, I have been working as the only Cardiologist for the country, taking ...
As the Programme Director for National Programmes of the NHF, I have been extremely involved in the design and implementation of the RHD control programme, which was started in collaboration with the ...
I began my nursing career more than 30 years ago in Brazil, working initially in medical-surgery floors and eventually moving into cancer prevention. This was where my tobacco knowledge began, and ...
In the past 40 years of clinical treatment for cardiovascular disease, I have always insisted upon a “patient-centered” philosophy and honed my skills to improve my ability of diagnosis and treatment.
I’ve been an advocate for Latin American patients since the foundation of SLHP, as a pioneer not only for pulmonary hypertension patients but also for all pathologies of rare diseases in these ...
I’m a pharmacologist and studied for my PhD at the University of Tubingen, Germany. There I became motivated by the peculiarities of diabetes and by the number of insufficient therapeutics available ...
Diabetes and heart failure can be a double-edged sword: people with Type 2 diabetes, characterized by high blood sugar, can have as much as a four-fold risk of developing heart failure than someone ...
Tobacco is a huge problem in Colombia. Unfortunately, our youth are smoking more and more, and there is now more nicotine in cigarettes. I’m an ex-smoker myself – I used to smoke two packs a day – and ...
Dr Wael Al Mahmeed is no stranger to World Heart Day. Since the campaign first launched in the late 1990’s to promote heart health, he has been among its most avid supporters. He remembers printing ...
I was born in 1921 in Prosecco (Prosek), the province of Trieste, Italy, into a large family. My father was a farmer and my mother knew a lot about herbal remedies which could cure any illness in the ...
My name is Marlene Oliveira and I have a degree in journalism from Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC) and in visual arts from Faculdade de Belas Artes. I’m a Social Entrepreneur and President of ...