The Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), an affiliate of the World Heart Federation, Geneva, is a non-profit making and non-governmental organization concerned with the promotion of health and socio-economic well-being of Nigerians especially in the area of heart diseases.
NHF was inaugurated in July 1992 by a group of eminent Nigerian citizens, seasoned professionals from diverse background including medical practitioners and mass media experts. All NHF's activities and programmes are geared towards achieving three goals:
Prevention and cure of heart diseases,
Promotion and support of research on cardiovascular disease,
Public enlightenment on prevention of heart diseases and promotion of heart health.
NHF is a founding member of the African Heart Network.
WORLD HEART DAY 2010
THEME: Wellness in Workplaces: Take Responsibility for your own Heart-health.
Events that marked the World Heart Day 2010
Heart Walk in Partnerhip with Grand Pure Soya Oil (GPSO)
Roadshow in Partnership with Costain West Africa
Free Health Screening at Ojota Motor Park & Iponri Market
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Nigerian Heart Foundation Home Grown School Feeding And Health Programme
The Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) is globally recognized as a versatile tool designed to combat poverty hunger and malnutrition especially in the early years of childhood. This programme has become relevant and its execution imperative at a time that families are threatened with poverty and hunger with attendant under - nutrition of children
The ‘State of the Heart’ CVD Report content was identified by an expert panel of representatives from the World Heart Federation, with contributions fromthe World Health Organization. Download Complete Article