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Announcing the World Heart Awards 2020 winners

01 Dec 2020

WHF is thrilled to announce the winners of the World Heart Awards, which celebrate organizations and individuals who have gone above and beyond in their quest to fight cardiovascular disease and promote heart health around the world.

The 2020 winners are:

Individual Awards

WHF Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof Henry BlackburnProf Pekka Puska

WHF Advocacy Award in Cardiovascular Health
Prof Sania NishtarProf Tom Frieden

Best Global Heart Journal Paper
Prof Peter Zilla for Global Unmet Needs in Cardiac Surgery

WHF Award for Outstanding Contribution to Cardiovascular Health
Dr Kay-Tee Khaw & Prof Jane Somerville


Campaign Awards

Effective Voice of the Year
British Heart Foundation – Nation of Lifesavers

Best Prevention Campaign
Royal Health Awareness Society – The law protects our heath… put it out!

Most Creative Campaign
Heart Foundation of Australia – Australia’s Worst Serial Killer

Best Video Campaign
InterAmerican Heart Foundation – #StopBigTobacco


Visit the World Heart Awards page to learn more about the winners and their campaigns.