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
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.
- National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NLHBI)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
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:
Individual Level Prevention and Control Approaches
Provides information to prevent and control cardiovascular diseases and its risk factors at the individual level.