As the directing and coordinating authority on international health in the Region of the Americas, PAHO takes the lead within the Inter-American System in the Region's health sector response to cardiovascular diseases. The Cardiovascular Diseases Program provides evidence-based, technical support to the countries of the Americas to help them  prevent, manage, and monitor to ensure a comprehensive and sustainable response to cardiovascular diseases.

World Hypertension Day

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Regional Activities

Provides more information on the Pan American Cardiovascular Initiative, a PAHO-NHBLI collaboration, and its activities in our Region. To read more about the project, please click here.

Partners

Priorities for cardiovascular Health in the Americas

Population-wide Prevention and Control Approaches

Provides information of current and past successful PAHO initiatives for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases:

 Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction

  pdf Trans Fat Free Americas Declaration (pdf)

 Tobacco Prevention and Control

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Individual Level Prevention and Control Approaches

Provides information to prevent and control cardiovascular diseases and its risk factors at the individual level.

A high risk approach to the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases

 Management of cardiovascular diseases

Tools

NCDs Twitter

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