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National Heart Forum

Victoria House, 7th Floor
Southampton Row
London WC1B 4AD

Phone: 020 7831 7420
Fax: 020 3077 5964
Email: [email protected]

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About the National Heart Forum

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The NHF, a registered charity, is both a UK Forum and an international centre for the prevention of avoidable chronic diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes.

The NHF undertakes policy research and advocacy to support action by government, the public sector and
commercial operators.

As an alliance, the NHF is uniquely placed to develop and promote consensus-based healthy public policy and to coordinate public health advocacy.  The NHF is also an authoritative information provider on all aspects of chronic disease prevention.  

History of the NHF

The National Heart Forum (NHF) was established in 1984 following the recommendation of a group of 80 scientists, medical practitioners and lay representatives for the establishment of an "active authoritative body at the national level to speak out for policies directed at the prevention of coronary heart disease" and to maximise the contributions of not-for-profit sector organisations.


  • XII International Congress on Obesity (ICO)
    Further details to be confirmed. See website.
  • World Heart Day 2013
    The theme for World Health Day is hypertension. This condition increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure and, when not controlled, can cause blindness, heartbeat irregularities and heart failure.
  • World Cancer Day
    World Cancer Day 2013 will focus on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Dispel damaging myths and misconceptions about cancer, under the tagline Cancer - Did you know?
  • Towards a Generation Free From Tobacco
    The ASH Scotland 40th Anniversary Conference. Bringing together delegates from Scotland, the rest of the UK and across the world, to learn from international good practice and innovation.
  • The 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion 2013
    The 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion (8GCHP) will be held at the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland, on June 10-14 2013
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