What is WCC 2016?
The World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health (WCC) 2016 is the official congress of the World Heart Federation. Every two years, international experts come together to share the latest developments in cardiovascular science and discuss unique gaps and approaches to the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease in cultures around the world.
The theme for the 2016 Congress was "state-of-the-art" cardiology, highlighting important targets to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Mark Creager, MD, Marcia Barbosa, MD, and Sid Smith, MD review some of the highlights of the science presented at the World Congress of Cardiology 2016 in Mexico City.
Erick Alexanderson, MD, presidente de la Sociedad Mexicana de Cardiologia, y Marcia Barbosa, MD, presidente pasado de la Sociedad Interamericana de Cardiología, discuten la ciencia presentada en el congreso 2016 en la Ciudad de Mexico.
Topics of Global Interest from WCC 2016
- Latin American Cardiology
- Salt Reduction
- Prevention; Public Health
- Chagas, Rheumatic Fever and Heart Disease, HF, CAD, Arrhythmias, Women’s Heart Health, Valvular Heart Disease
- Global Health/ WHO – 25 by 25
Related AHA Science
- The Heart of 25 by 25: Achieving the Goal of Reducing Global and Regional Premature Deaths From Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke - A Modeling Study From the American Heart Association and World Heart Federation
- Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prevention
- Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of Cardiovascular Health: A Statement From the Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce
- Our Time: A Call to Save Preventable Death From Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease and Stroke)