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Meet & Share Workshops

Open to all WHF Members, our virtual Meet & Share Workshops provide a unique opportunity for experts, CEOs, influencers, managers, and leaders of foundations, societies and associations across all continents to come together and share experiences, showcase successes and discuss challenges in combating heart disease around the world.

Each workshop is dedicated to a specific topic and will consist of interactive discussions in small groups, with participants playing an active role. This is an exciting opportunity for foundation representatives across all continents to bring to the table their own experiences, showcase their successes, and engage with the WHF community.

If you are a WHF Member and would like to join one of the workshops below, please email us at If you are interested in becoming a WHF Member, learn more here


Upcoming Workshops

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24 May 2024 (in-person, Geneva, Switzerland)

More details coming soon

Past Workshops

16 November 2023 (online)

World Heart Day 2023: Mapping our collective impact

This online event brought together WHF Members to explore and celebrate the impact of their World Heart Day campaigns. With a spotlight on data-driven insights and on-the-ground experiences, this webinar was an opportunity for WHF Members to share their stories, initiatives and significant achievements made on 29 September, as well as discuss the challenges encountered, the lessons learned, and the areas where we can all enhance our efforts.

WHF Members’ campaign presentation included:

  • Italian Heart and Resuscitation Association
  • Turkish Heart Foundation
  • Uganda Heart Research Foundation
  • Singapore Heart Foundation
  • Ecuadorian Society of Cardiology

5 September 2023 (online)

World Heart Day 2023: Bring your ideas to life

This online workshop was an opportunity for WHF Members to share their ideas and plans for World Heart Day 2023. They could exchange strategies and best practices and connect with other WHF Members, while asking any questions or support to the World Heart Day team.

In the first part of the webinar, World Heart Day Grant winners, including the InterAmerican Heart Foundation, the Pakistan Cardiac Society, the Heart Foundation of Malaysia and the Bulgarian Society of Cardiologists presented their project.

In the second part of the webinar, Members were invited to join deeper discussions on the topic of their interest in one of three thematic breakout rooms.

  • Breakout room 1: Media & PR
  • Breakout room 2: Organizing check-ups, races and events
  • Breakout room 3: Raising awareness on social media & through influencers

19 May 2023 (in-person, Geneva, Switzerland)

Addressing new challenges 

  • Panel 1: Sustainability and carbon footprint
  • Panel 2: Fundraising or not?
  • Panel 3: Opportunities of AI in developing membership organizations

19 May 2023 (in-person, Geneva, Switzerland)

Preparing for the UHC high-level meeting at UNGA 2023


  • Introduction to UHC, Implications of the UN High Level Meeting on UHC and the role of civil society
  • Role of member states collaborating with WHO, Expectations
  • UN and WHO, general introduction
  • Advocating at the national level on UHC
  • WHF’s advocacy on UHC in collaboration with the Global Coalition on Circulatory Health