African Heart Network

 Non-Government Organization / Posted 3 years ago by EM Njoroge / 661 views

The AHN, a non-profit organization, is a coalition of heart foundations, cardiac societies and individuals working in the field of cardiovascular disease in Africa. The Network is part of the global cardiovascular disease (CVD) community through its membership of the World Heart Federation (WHF). AHN work towards the improvement of the health of Africans through CVD prevention, better detection, and treatment between African countries. It advocates for increased awareness regarding the prevention and control of CVD in Africa. Also, AHN spearheads policies and programs to promote cardiovascular health in the whole population and among high risk individuals. In addition, AHN disseminates and promotes research findings related to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa.

The resource center link provides evidence-based patient information regarding the prevention of cardiovascular disease aimed for the general public.

More details: http://www.ahnetwork.org/about-us

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