1, Fri 30th, Sep 2022, 08:17

September 29 is celebrated as World Heart Day across the globe.

The theme this year is “USE HEART FOR EVERY HEART.” it's highlighting the goal to bring together people from across the globe to fight against cardiovascular diseases. 

According to World Health Organization, 17.9 million people die each year due to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) globally. 

launched by the World Heart Federation (WHF), The annual and global event is designed to create awareness about the risk of death from heart-related diseases and highlight the importance of how to prevent heart diseases.

World Heart Day informs people about the prevention of CVDs. It highlights the risks of tobacco use, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, all of which cause about 80% premature deaths from heart disease, from strokes. 

Value Health Africa joint the World Community to encourages a healthy-heart lifestyle across the planet.